Joseph Wrench

1823–1914 (Age 91)
Utkinton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Wrench was born in 1823, in Utkinton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Cowley, was 32 and his mother, Mrs. Robert Cowley, was 28. He married Ann Symms on 16 February 1846, in Tarporley, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Utkinton, Cheshire, England in 1871 and Norley, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died in 1914, in Northwich, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Wrench
1823–1914
Ann Symms
1824–1906
Marriage: 16 February 1846
Joseph Wrench
1849–
Elizabeth Wrench
1867–
Arthur Wrench
1869–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 February 1846
Tarporley, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

    Male1849–Male

    Elizabeth Wrench

    Female1867–Female

    Arthur Wrench

    Male1869–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Cowley

    Male1791–Male

    Mrs. Robert Cowley

    Female1795–Female

siblings

(2)

    Male1823–1914Male

    John Wrench

    Male1827–Male

World Events (7)

1823

Age 0

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

Age 10

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.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English wrench ‘wile’, ‘trick’, ‘artifice’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Wrench, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Joseph Wrench, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Joseph Wrench, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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