William Baldock

1817–Male
Sheldwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom

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William Baldock was born in 1817, in Sheldwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom as the son of ?.

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William Baldock
1817–

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World Events (3)

1823

Age 6

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1830

Age 13

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Hertfordshire, first named in the 12th century by the Knights Templar, who held the manor there. It was named in commemoration of the city of Baghdad, known in Middle English and Old French as Baldac; its Arabic etymology is said to be ‘city of Dat’, the personal name of a dervish.

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

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