Paulina Sowry

1819–January 1895 (Age 76)
Wortley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Paulina

When Paulina Sowry was born in 1819, in Wortley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Jeremiah Lowry, was 44 and her mother, Hannah Broadbent, was 41. She had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Charles Bateson Thornton. She lived in Cathedral Church of All Saints, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died in January 1895, in Holbeck, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 76, and was buried in Beeston, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Charles Bateson Thornton
Paulina Sowry
Charles Henry Thornton
William Sowry Thornton
Eleanor Thornton
Thomas Arthur Thornton
John Walter Thornton

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World Events (7)

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 2

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.

Age 4

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Age 24

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Howery .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Paulina Sowry in household of Henry Knowles, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Paulina Thornton in household of Charles B Thornton, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Paulina Thornton in household of Charles B Thornton, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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