Jane Port

29 May 1831–
Froyle, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

When Jane Port was born on 29 May 1831, in Froyle, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Port, was 45 and her mother, Louisa Winney, was 35.

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Family Time Line

William Port
1786–1834
Louisa Winney
1796–1868
William Port
1818–1862
George Port
1820–1876
Harriet Port
1822–1879
Charles Port
1824–1851
Susannah Port
1827–
Lucy Port
1829–1905
James Port
1831–
Jane Port
1831–
Henry Port
1833–

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World Events (3)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 2

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.
1843

Age 12

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1884

Age 53

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English port ‘gateway’, ‘entrance’ (Old French porte, from Latin porta), hence a topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a fortified town or city, typically, the man in charge of them. Compare Porter 1.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a harbor or in a market town, from the homonymous Middle English port (Old English port ‘harbor’, ‘market town’, from Latin portus ‘harbor’, ‘haven’, reinforced in Middle English by Old French port, from the same source).3 German: topographic name for someone who lived near a (city) gate, from Middle Low German porte (modern German Pforte) (see sense 1).

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

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