Lucy Bull

1813–14 November 1884 (Age 71)
East Haddon, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Lucy

Lucy Bull was born in 1813, in East Haddon, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. She married William Fitzhugh on 15 July 1834, in Piddington, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died on 14 November 1884, in Piddington, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 71.

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William Fitzhugh
Lucy Bull
Marriage: 15 July 1834
Ann Fitzhugh
Henry Fitzhugh
George William Fitzhugh
Thomas Fitzhugh
Lucena Fitzhugh
Jane Fitzhugh
Elizabeth Fitzhugh
Charles Fitzhugh
John Fitzhugh
Alice Fitzhugh
George William Fitzhugh

Spouse and Children

15 July 1834
Piddington, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (7)


Age 2

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 10

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a strong, aggressive, bull-like man, from Middle English bul(l)e, bol(l)e. Occasionally, the name may denote a keeper of a bull. Compare Bulman .2 German (mainly northern): from a byname for a cattle breeder, keeper, or dealer. Compare South German Ochs .3 South German: nickname for a short fat man, a variant of Bolle , or a nickname for a man with the physical characteristics of a bull.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucy Fitzhugh in household of William Fitzhugh, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Lucy Fitzugh in household of William Fitzugh, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Lucy in entry for Charles Fitzhugh, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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