Sarah Covill


Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Covill was born in 1823, in Old Bolingbroke, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Covill, was 21 and her mother, Mary, was 21. She had at least 1 daughter with John Croft. She lived in Monksthorpe, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Great Steeping, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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John Croft
Sarah Covill
Lucretia Croft

Sources (9)

  • Sarah Croft in household of John Croft, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Sarah Covill, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Sarah Croft in entry for Lucretia Croft, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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World Events (8)


Age 0

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 10

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.

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Coville .

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

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