Emily Harwood

Female28 August 1859–6 April 1936

Brief Life History of Emily

When Emily Harwood was born on 28 August 1859, in Great Cressingham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Abraham Harwood, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Ann Macrow, was 21. She married William Bennett on 3 November 1879, in Mundford, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Hilborough, Norfolk, England in 1861 and Swaffham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died on 6 April 1936, in Northwold, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

William Bennett
Emily Harwood
Marriage: 3 November 1879
Sarah E Bennett
Herbert Harwood Bennett
William Bennett
Ellen Mary Bennett
Alfred Bennett
Bertie Bennett

Sources (18)

  • Emily H Bennett in household of Willm Bennett, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Emily Harwood in entry for Herbert H Bennett, "Canada, Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Emily Harwood in household of Abraham Harwood, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 November 1879Mundford, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (6)

    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 (Lancashire): habitational name from any of several places called Harwood (Lancashire, Northumberland, North Yorkshire, Devon), Harewood (Herefordshire, Yorkshire), or Horwood (Devon). The placenames derive 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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