Henry Hayes

3 February 1815–
Long Whatton, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

When Henry Hayes was born on 3 February 1815, in Long Whatton, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Hayes, was 39 and his mother, Abegail Lester, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Hayes
1776–1869
Abegail Lester
1782–1853
Katharine Hayes
1801–1874
George Hayes
1802–1879
Joseph Hayes
1805–
Sarah Hayes
1807–
John Hayes
1809–
Ruth Hayes
1812–
Henry Hayes
1815–
Mary Hayes
1817–
Samuel Hayes
1820–
Reuben Hayes
1821–1867
Isaac Hayes
1823–
Benjamin Hayes
1825–1902

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World Events (3)

1823

Age 8

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1830

Age 15

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 18

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAodha ‘descendant of Aodh’, a personal name meaning ‘fire’ ( compare McCoy ). In some cases, especially in County Wexford, the surname is of English origin (see below), having been taken to Ireland by the Normans.2 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon and Worcestershire, so called from the plural of Middle English hay ‘enclosure’ ( see Hay 1), or a topographic name from the same word.3 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Dorset, Greater London (formerly in Kent and Middlesex), and Worcestershire, so called from Old English hǣse ‘brushwood’, or a topographic name from the same word.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Henry Hayse, "England and Wales, Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8)"
  • Henry Hayse, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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