Matilda Spencer

about February 1825–
Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Matilda

When Matilda Spencer was born about February 1825, in Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Spencer, was 38 and her mother, Jane Clothier, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Spencer
1787–1876
Jane Clothier
1789–1870
Sarah Spencer
1813–1846
Eliza Spencer
1816–
Jane Spencer
1820–
Mary Anne Spencer
1821–
Caroline Spencer
1823–1867
Matilda Spencer
1825–
Emily Spencer
1817–
Thomas Spencer
1820–
Frederick Spencer
1827–1902
William Charles Spencer
1828–
Caroline Spencer
1832–1832
Elizabeth Woolsey Spencer
1834–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Sarah Spencer

    Female1813–1846Female

    Female1816–Female

    Female1817–Female

    Thomas Spencer

    Male1820–Male

    Female1820–Female

+7 More Children

World Events (3)

1830

Age 5

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 8

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 18

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone employed in the pantry of a great house or monastery, from Middle English spense ‘larder’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

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