Susannah Dodsworth

from 1840 to 1842–
Selby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Susannah

When Susannah Dodsworth was born from 1840 to 1842, in Selby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Dodsworth, was 28 and her mother, Mary Ann Lamb, was 23.

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John Dodsworth
Mary Ann Lamb
William Dodsworth
Asenath Dodsworth
Susannah Dodsworth
Maria Dodsworth
James Dodsworth
John Dodsworth
Enoch Dodsworth
Mathew Dodsworth
Harriet Dodsworth

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 23

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 40

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Dodworth in West Yorkshire (recorded as Dodeswrde in Domesday Book), which is named from the Old English personal name Dodd(a) + Old English worÐ ‘enclosure’.

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

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  • Susannah Dodsworth in household of John Dodsworth, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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