George Dyer

Malefrom about 1819 to 1821–1888

Brief Life History of George

When George Dyer was born from about 1819 to 1821, in Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England, his father, Thomas Dyer, was 29 and his mother, Mary Osborne, was 31. He married Phebe Roe on 13 September 1845, in Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England. He lived in Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died in 1888, in Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England.

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George Dyer
Phebe Roe
Marriage: 13 September 1845

Sources (7)

  • George Dyer, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • George Dyer, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • George Dyer, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 September 1845Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England
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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (6)


    Age 4

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 14

    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.


    Age 24

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a dyer of cloth, from Middle English deier, degher ‘dyer’ (Old English dēag ‘dye’; the verb is a back-formation from the agent noun). Compare Dexter . The name is typical of southern England. In the Midlands Dexter is the more common equivalent and in northern England Lister .

    Irish (Sligo and Antrim): variant of Dwyer .

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

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