Susan Hamlyn

about 1809–
Hartland, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Susan

Susan Hamlyn was born about 1809, in Hartland, Devon, England, United Kingdom. She married James Reed on 2 January 1830. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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James Reed
Susan Hamlyn
Marriage: 2 January 1830
Mary Reed

Spouse and Children

2 January 1830


World Events (8)


Age 6

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

Age 24

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 34

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English (Devon) and Irish: variant of Hamlin .2 Respelling of French Hamelin .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Anglicized form of Hamel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Susan Reed in household of James Reed, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Susan in entry for Mary Reed, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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