Elizabeth Arnold

Femaleabout 1833–

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Arnold was born about 1833, in Wolvey, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Arnold, was 29 and her mother, Adeline Jerome, was 28. She married Thomas Hillson on 30 March 1851, in Dunton Bassett, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Thomas Hillson
Elizabeth Arnold
Marriage: 30 March 1851
Adeline Hillson
Heber Hillson
John Hillson
Thomas Hillson
Ruben Hillson
Mary A Hillson
Sarah A Hillson
Catherine Hillson
Fanny Hillson
Adeline Hilson

Sources (10)

  • Elizabeth Arnold in household of Thomas Arnold, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Elizabeth Ellson in household of Thomas Arnold Senior, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Adeline Hilson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 March 1851Dunton Bassett, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 0

    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 10

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 47

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

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, German, Dutch, French (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Croatian, and Slovenian: from the ancient Germanic personal name Arnwald (Middle English Arnold, Old French Arnaut), composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule, power’. This name was introduced to Britain by the Normans.

    English: habitational name from either of two places called Arnold in Nottinghamshire and East Yorkshire, from Old English earn ‘eagle’ + halh ‘nook’.

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name (see 1 above), at least in part on account of its resemblance to the Jewish name Aaron .

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

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