Ann Forgham

2 February 1817–
Walsall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

Ann Forgham was born on 2 February 1817, in Walsall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of James Forgham and Elizh.. She married Joseph Dolman on 23 October 1839, in Rushall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Walsall Foreign, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Dolman
Ann Forgham
Marriage: 23 October 1839
Elizabeth Dolman
William Dolman
Henry Dolman
Joseph Dolman
Alice Dolman
Ann Dolman

Spouse and Children

23 October 1839
Rushall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    James Forgham






World Events (7)


Age 6

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 16

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.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 37

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

English: habitational name from any of the places in Cambridgeshire, Essex, and Norfolk named Fordham, from Old English ford ‘ford’ + hām ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ann Dolman in household of Joseph Dolman, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Ann Dolman in household of Joseph Dolman, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Ann Forgham, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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