When Ann Wooll was born about 1835, in Upwell, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Wool, was 22 and her mother, Ann Billings, was 19. She lived in Upwell, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841.
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
School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.