Amelia Jaques

Brief Life History of Amelia

When Amelia Jaques was born on 2 June 1825, in Baddesley Ensor, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Zackariah Jaques, was 46 and her mother, Mary Maria Naylor, was 47. She married John Barnes on 19 January 1845, in Baddesley Ensor, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Bentley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Merevale, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. She died on 17 November 1893, in Shustoke, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

John Barnes
Amelia Jaques
Marriage: 19 January 1845
Sarah Jaques
Thomas Barnes
Mary Ann Barnes
Matilda Barnes
George Barnes
John Barnes
Emily Barnes
Kate Barnes
William Barnes

Sources (28)

  • Amelia Jaquess in household of John Orme, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Amelia Jaques, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Certified copy of an entry of death

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Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

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

English: variant of Jacques 2 and 3.

French: variant of Jacques 1 and, in North America, possibly also an altered form of this. Compare Jaquith .

History: This surname (see 2 above) is listed along with the variant Jacques and its altered form Jack in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.

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

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