Esther

1810–Female
Martham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Esther

Esther was born in 1810, in Martham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. She married John Hales about 1835, in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Billockby, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Westwick, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

John Hales
1808–1853
Esther
1810–
Marriage: about 1835

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1835
Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

World Events (8)

1815

Age 5

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 23

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.
1843

Age 33

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

The scriptural name Esther (the name of a Jewish virgin called Hadassah) is from the Persia "sitarah," star, or also fortune, felicity. Hester is another spelling of Esther. Essie is a female name derived from Esther.

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Sources (3)

  • Esther Hales in household of John Hales, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Esther Hales in household of John Hales, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Easter Hales in household of John Hales, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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