Mary Ann Hayward


Brief Life History of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Hayward was born in 1830, in Much Cowarne, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Hayward, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Gailey, was 19.

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Robert Hayward
Elizabeth Gailey
George Ward Gailey
Mary Ann Hayward
Ann Hayward

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  • Mary Ann Hayward, "England, Essex Non-Conformist Church Records, 1613-1971"

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World Events (3)


Age 0

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 3

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 13

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning


occupational name from Middle English hayward ‘keeper of the hedges and enclosures’ (Old English hēgweard), a manorial officer in charge of the common fields who protected corn and hay from cattle, theft, or damage, and supervised the harvest.

occasionally a variant of Howard .

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

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