Sarah Hayes

Female1813–26 April 1888

Brief Life History of Sarah

Sarah Hayes was born in 1813, in Wells, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. She married William Tilley on 21 November 1836, in Bristol, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 26 April 1888, in Bathampton, Bath and North East Somerset, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

William Tilley
Sarah Hayes
Marriage: 21 November 1836
Charles Tilley
Edward Tilley
Mary Ann Tilley
Joseph Tilley
Sarah Tilley
William Tilley
Susan Tilley
Lucy Tilley

Sources (21)

  • Sarah Tilley in household of William Tilley, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Sarah Hayes, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Sarah in entry for Edward Tilly, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 November 1836Bristol, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    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

    Irish (Cork): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAodha ‘descendant of Aodh’, a personal name meaning ‘fire’. Compare McCoy . In some cases especially in County Wexford, the surname is of English origin (see below), having been taken to Ireland by the Normans.

    English: variant of Hay , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

    English: topographic name from the plural form of Middle English hay(e), heye, heghe ‘enclosure’ (see Hay ), sometimes used as a collective noun for a farm, especially in Devon, where it is a frequent minor placename. Compare Hain .

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

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