Louisa Rider

16 September 1843–
Waterfall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Louisa

When Louisa Rider was born on 16 September 1843, in Waterfall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Rider, was 34 and her mother, Jane Rowland, was 30. She lived in Stoke upon Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Catford, Lewisham, London, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Rider
Jane Rowland
George Rider
Ann Jane Rider
John Rider
Thomas Rider
James Rider
Louisa Rider
Isabella Letitia Rider
Benjamin Rider

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World Events (8)

1852 · First Public Lavatory Erected 

Age 9

George Jenning was the person that invented and gave us the public lavatory. It cost people a penny to use. 
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 11

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.
1877 · Trial of Detectives

Age 34

The Trial of Detective, also known as the Turf Fraud Scandal, was a scandal involving 3 senior Scotland Yard detectives. It was a scam involving bets made on horse races. 

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a mounted warrior or messenger, late Old English rīdere (from rīdan ‘to ride’), a term quickly displaced after the Conquest by the new sense of Knight .2 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing in woodland. Compare Read 2.3 Irish: part translation of Gaelic Ó Marcaigh ‘descendant of Marcach’, a byname meaning ‘horseman’. The Gaelic name is also Anglicized as Markey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Louisa Rider in household of Ann Jane Rider, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Louisa Rider, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Louisa Ryder, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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