Mary Kirlew

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Kirlew was born on 15 August 1858, in Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, George Kirlew, was 26 and her mother, Amelia Harper, was 27. She married Arthur Soutter Harding on 26 April 1883, in Warthill, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Warthill, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Reigate, Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died in 1939, in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 81.

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Arthur Soutter Harding
Mary Kirlew
Marriage: 26 April 1883
Mary Amelia Harding
Frederick Donald Harding
Victor John Harding

Sources (27)

  • Mary Harding in household of Arthur S Harding, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Mary Kirlew, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Kirlew, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

World Events (8)

1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

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

Name Meaning

English (East Yorkshire): habitational name from a lost or as yet unidentified place, which may be named with Old English hlāw, hlǣw ‘mound, hill’ as the final element, with an unidentified initial element.

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

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