Elizabeth Duncomb

Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Duncomb was born in 1831, in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Duncombe, was 38 and her mother, Abigail Tuckley, was 37. She married Levi Smith on 9 November 1858, in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Family Time Line

Levi Smith
Elizabeth Duncomb
Marriage: 9 November 1858
Sarah Ann Smith
Daniel Smith
Ann Maria Smith
Joseph Smith
Martha Jane Smith

Spouse and Children

9 November 1858
West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 2

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 12

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 49

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

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from any of various minor places named Duncombe, probably from Old English dūn ‘hill’ + Old English cumb ‘valley’. 2. probably a variant of Duncan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Dunamb in household of Joseph Dunamb, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Elizabeth Smith in household of Levi Smith, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Elizabeth Smith in household of Levi Smith, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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