Richard Lancaster

1838–
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Richard

When Richard Lancaster was born on 3 June 1838, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Lancaster, was 40 and his mother, Penina Rumble, was 44. He lived in St Martin In The Bull Ring, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Kings Norton, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Family Time Line

John Lancaster
1798–1861
Penina Rumble
1793–1866
Mary Ann Lancaster
1821–
Jonathon Lancaster
1822–1885
Sarah Lancaster
1828–
George Lancaster
1824–
Robert Lancaster
1827–
Martha Emma Lancaster
1831–
William Lancaster
1833–1909
Richard Lancaster
1838–

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1798–1861Male

  • Penina Rumble

    Female1793–1866Female

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1843

Age 5

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 16

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 42

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Lancaster in northwestern England, named in Old English as ‘Roman fort on the Lune’, from the Lune river, on which it stands, + Old English cæster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’). The river name is probably British, perhaps related to Gaelic slán ‘healthy’, ‘salubrious’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Richard Lancaster in household of Jno Lancaster, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Richard Lancaster in household of John Lancaster, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Richard, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"

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