George Howland

25 June 1824–23 July 1871 (Age 47)
Skewsby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Howland was born on 25 June 1824, in Skewsby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Howland, was 53 and his mother, Sarah Kilvington, was 36. He married Ann Sowray on 17 February 1849, in Crayke, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Dalby, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. In 1871, at the age of 47, his occupation is listed as farm labourer in Skewsby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 23 July 1871, in Dalby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 47, and was buried in Dalby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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George Howland
Ann Sowray
Marriage: 17 February 1849
Sarah Ann Howland
Jane Howland
Thomas Howland
Eliza Howland
Mary Howland

Spouse and Children

17 February 1849
Crayke, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (5)


Age 6

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 9

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 19

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Holland 1.2 Americanized form of Norwegian Hovland .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George Howland, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • George Newland, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • George Howland, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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