George Gomm

Brief Life History of George

When George Gomm was born in 1831, in Shipton-on-Cherwell, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Gomm, was 23 and his mother, Hannah Timms, was 29.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Gomm
1808–1879
Hannah Timms
1802–1877
Martha Timms
1828–1836
George Gomm
1831–
William Gomm
1833–1833
William Gomm
1834–1911
Ann Gomm
1836–1849
James Gomm
1837–1869
Harriet Gomm
1839–1870
Joseph Gomm
1844–1854
Hannah Gomm
1846–1924

Sources (5)

  • George Gomm, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • George Gomm in the Oxfordshire, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915
  • George Gomm in household of Thomas Gomm, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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World Events (8)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

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

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English (southern): variant of Gumm .

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

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