Thomas Edwards

25 December 1829–
Hope under Dinmore, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Edwards was born on 25 December 1829, in Hope under Dinmore, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William EDWARDS, was 22 and his mother, Mrs. William EDWARDS, was 20. He married Olive Lawrence on 10 October 1853, in Hope under Dinmore, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Burslem, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died in England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Edwards
1829–
Olive Lawrence
1835–1872
Marriage: 10 October 1853
Enoch Edwards
1855–1856
William Edwards
1856–1856
Mary Ann Edwards
1858–
James Edwards
1860–1867
George Edwards
1864–1950
Emily Edwards
1869–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 October 1853
Hope under Dinmore, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William EDWARDS

    Male1807–Male

    Mrs. William EDWARDS

    Female1809–Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1830

Age 1

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 4

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 51

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

Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Edwards, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Edwards in entry for Enoch Edwards, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Thomas Edwards in entry for Enoch Edwards, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

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