Phoebe Herrington

Brief Life History of Phoebe

When Phoebe Herrington was born about 1813, in Hengrave, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Harrington, was 33 and her mother, Delia Calf, was 33. She had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Culford, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years. She died on 20 September 1896, in Fornham, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 84, and was buried in Culford, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom.

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Phoebe Herrington
Alfred Petch
Martha Petch
Anna Petch
Robert Petch
Anna Petch
Phoebe Petch
Frederick Petch

Sources (6)

  • Phebea Petch in household of Robert Petch, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Phoebe Harrington, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Phoebe Petch in household of Robert Petch, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

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.


Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning


habitational name from Heronden in Tenterden (Kent) or Herrington in Houghton (Durham). The Kent placename may derive from an Old English personal name Hȳra + Old English connective -ing- + denn ‘pasture’, while the Durham placename may come from Old English hæring ‘rocky place’ (from hær ‘rock, heap of stones’ + the placename forming suffix -ing) or hæren ‘rocky’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

variant of Harrington .

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

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