Emily Harwood

28 August 1859–
Great Cressingham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Emily

When Emily Harwood was born on 28 August 1859, in Great Cressingham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Harwood, was 21 and her mother, Sarah Ann Macrow, was 20. She lived in Hilborough, Norfolk, England in 1861 and Swaffham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

Robert Harwood
Sarah Ann Macrow
Henry Harwood
Emily Harwood
Arthur Harwood
George Harwood
George Harwood
Anna Harwood
Alfred Harwood
James Harwood
Elizabeth Harwood

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 21

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 25

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 45

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of various places, for example in the Scottish Borders and in Cheshire, Lancashire, Lothian, Northumberland, and North and West Yorkshire, called Harwood or Harewood from Old English hār ‘gray’ or hara ‘hare’ + wudu ‘wood’. This name has also become established in Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emily Harwood in household of Abraham Harwood, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Emily Harwood in household of Abram Harwood, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Emily Harwood, "England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941"

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