Victoria Vickers

Brief Life History of Victoria

When Victoria Vickers was born on 29 June 1846, in Little Eaton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Vickers, was 35 and her mother, Anne Gregory, was 32. She married Thomas Barnett Hendley in 1866, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Breadsall, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Shepreth, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. In 1861, at the age of 15, her occupation is listed as nurse girl in Breadsall, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. She died on 6 August 1887, in Finningley, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 41, and was buried in Little Eaton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Thomas Barnett Hendley
Victoria Vickers
Marriage: 1866

Sources (12)

  • Victoria Hindley in household of Thomas B Hindley, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Victoria Vickers, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Victoria Vickers, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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World Events (3)

1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

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


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for the servant of a vicar (see Vicker ). It may also represent an elliptical form of a topographic name. Compare Parsons .

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac á Bhiocair or Irish Mac an Bhiocaire; see McVicar .

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

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