Thomas Barrow

1756–
Hemington, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Barrow was born about 1756, in Hemington, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Barrow, was 29 and his mother, Mary Crane, was 27. He married Sarah Newbold on 29 April 1781, in Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Barrow
1756–
Sarah Newbold
1760–
Marriage: 29 April 1781
Sarah Barrow
1782–
Hannah Barrows
1797–1861
Sarah Barrows
1786–
John Barrows
1790–
Ann Barrows
1790–
Mary Barrows
1793–
John Barrow
1795–
Mary Ann Barrow
1801–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
29 April 1781
Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 45

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 59

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 67

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English bearo, bearu ‘grove’ (dative bear(o)we, bearuwe), for example in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Gloucestershire, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Shropshire, Suffolk, and Somerset, or a topographic name with the same meaning. 2. topographic name for someone who lived by an ancient burial mound, Middle English berwe, barwe, or a habitational name from a place named with this word (Old English beorg, dative beorge), of which there is one near Leicester and another in Somerset. 3. habitational name from Barrow in Furness, Cumbria, which is named with an unattested Celtic word, barr, here meaning ‘promontory’, + Old Norse ey ‘island’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Thos in entry for Mary Barrow, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Thos in entry for John Barrows, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Thos in entry for Ann Barrows, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"

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