Thomas Fox Gadsby

1834–1886 (Age 52)
Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas Fox

Thomas Fox Gadsby was born in 1834, in Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of John Fox Gadsby. He married Annie Wiggin Dolman on 27 December 1858, in Alrewas, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Walsall St Matthew, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Walsall Foreign, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. He died in 1886, in Walsall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 52.

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Thomas Fox Gadsby
Annie Wiggin Dolman
Marriage: 27 December 1858
Rhoda Anne Elizabeth Gadsby
Emily Gadsby
Frederick Gadsby
Thomas Gadsby
John Sidney Gadsby
Elizabeth Gadsby
Louisa Martha Gadsby
Annie Catherine Gadsby

Spouse and Children

27 December 1858
Alrewas, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Fox Gadsby




World Events (4)


Age 9

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 20

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 46

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Gaddesby in Leicestershire, recorded in Domesday Book as Gadesbi and so named from the Old Norse personal name Gaddr (or from Old Norse gaddr ‘spur (of land)’) + býr ‘settlement’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • F, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Thomas F Gadsby, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Thomas Fr Gadsby, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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