Edith Elizabeth Harrison

16 October 1842–
South Petherton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edith Elizabeth

When Edith Elizabeth Harrison was born on 16 October 1842, in South Petherton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Benjamin Harrison, was 20 and her mother, Elizabeth Osborne, was 32. She lived in South Petherton Hundred, Somerset, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Harrison
1822–
Elizabeth Osborne
1810–
Edith Elizabeth Harrison
1842–
Sarah Ann Harrison
1846–
John Harrison
1847–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1843

Age 1

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

Age 12

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 38

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

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Harry .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edith E Harrison in household of Benjamin Harrison, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Edith E Harrison in household of Benjamin Harrison, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Edith E Harrison in household of Benjamin Harrison, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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