Hannah Gillard

Brief Life History of Hannah

When Hannah Gillard was born in 1828, in Lopen, Somerset, England, her father, John Gillard Jr., was 49 and her mother, Pamela Druce, was 45. She married John Masters on 10 January 1846, in Lopen, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in South Petherton Hundred, Somerset, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and South Petherton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years. She died in April 1908, in Yeovil, Somerset, England, at the age of 80.

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John Masters
Hannah Gillard
Marriage: 10 January 1846
George Masters
Job Masters
Susan Masters
Emma Masters
Joseph Masters
Joseph Masters
Martha Masters

Sources (8)

  • Hannah Masters, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Hannah Gillard - baptism 1828 - daughter of John & Pamela, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Hannah Gillard, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"

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Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

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.

1854 · The Crimean War

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.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Gillard, Jillard, with initial soft g (/dʒ/), a borrowing of Old French Gillard, a pet form of Gille (see Giles and 4 below). Alternatively, from the Middle English personal name Gillard which, with a hard g (/g/), would be from Old French Guilard, corresponding to the Norman form Willard .

English: sometimes perhaps an altered form of Gillett .

English: sometimes perhaps an altered form of Gerard (Middle English Girard) with r/l substitution.

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

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