Elizabeth Arnold

about 1833–
Wolvey, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Arnold was born about 1833, in Wolvey, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Arnold, was 28 and her mother, Adeline Jerome, was 27. 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

Spouse and Children

30 March 1851
Dunton Bassett, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom


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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

1 English and German: from a very widely used personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule’. In addition, it has probably absorbed various European cognates and their derivatives (for the forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).2 English: habitational name from either of the two places called Arnold ( see Arnall ).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name, 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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Sources (3)

  • 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, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"

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