Thomas Pickering Atkinson

1799–1873 (Age 73)
Skipton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas Pickering

When Thomas Pickering Atkinson was born on 31 March 1799, in Skipton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Atkinson JR, was 14 and his mother, Catherine Pickering, was 14. He married Hannah Lonsdale on 8 November 1823, in Colne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1809 and Prescot, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. He died in 1873, in Bingley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Pickering Atkinson
1799–1873
Hannah Lonsdale
1805–1873
Marriage: 8 November 1823
Elizabeth Atkinson
1828–1906
Jane Atkinson
1830–
William Atkinson
1832–
Benjamin Atkinson
1841–
Susan Atkinson
1830–
Richard Atkinson Sr
1832–
Mary Ellison
1833–
Hannah Atkinson
1834–
Martha Ellison
1835–
Thomas Atkinson
1836–1905
Jonathan Atkinson
1836–
John James Atkinson
1838–
Richard Atkinson
1841–
Maria Atkinson
1845–1927
Sarah Atkinson
1845–
Alina Atkinson
1851–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
8 November 1823
Colne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

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Parents & Siblings

  • Richard Atkinson JR

    Male1785–Male

  • Catherine Pickering

    Female1785–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1815

Age 16

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1815 · Manchester Dock in Liverpool Built

Age 16

In 1815, the Manchester Dock in Liverpool was constructed by John Foster Sr. It was an important gateway for coal and manufactured goods mainly corn and cotton. It closed in 1929.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 22

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Atkinson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Thomas Atkinson, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Thomas Atkinson in entry for Richard Atkinson, "England, Cumbria Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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