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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Thomas Gomm
Hannah Timms
Martha Timms
George Gomm
William Gomm
William Gomm
Ann Gomm
James Gomm
Harriet Gomm
Joseph Gomm
Hannah Gomm

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.


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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