Charles Nicholson

25 January 1830–24 May 1902 (Age 72)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Charles

When Charles Nicholson was born on 25 January 1830, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Nicholson, was 32 and his mother, Maria Mariah Cawkwell, was 38. He married Ruth Dickensen in September 1848, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Berkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. He died on 24 May 1902, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 72, and was buried in London, Ontario, Canada West, British Colonial America.

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Charles Nicholson
Deborah Garty
Alfred Earnest Nicholson
Clara Nicholson
Herbert Nicholson
Vernon Nicholson
Laurence Nicholson

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World Events (6)

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.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 24

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

Northern English and Scottish: patronymic from Nichol .

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

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History of Charles Nicholson (1830-1902)

Footnotes as noted in parentheses ( ) at end of document. CHARLES NICHOLSON was the fourth child of William Nicholson and Maria Cawkwell. He was born 25 Jan 1830 and christened on 21 Feb 1830 in the …

Sources (3)

  • Charles Nicholson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Charles Nicholson in household of Wm Nicholson, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Charles Nicholson, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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