William Fitzhugh

1810–17 April 1887 (Age 77)
Piddington, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Fitzhugh was born in 1810, in Piddington, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Fitzhugh, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Westley, was 33. He married Lucy Bull on 15 July 1834, in Piddington, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died on 17 April 1887, in Piddington, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 77, and was buried in Piddington, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom.

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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 5

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

Age 13

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

Age 23

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

English (Northamptonshire): Anglo-Norman French patronymic ( see Fitzgerald ) from the personal name Hugh .

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

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Sources (3)

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

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