Sarah Read

1824–1895 (Age 71)
Wicken, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Read was born in 1824, in Wicken, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Read, was 20 and her mother, Maria Taylor, was 19. She married John Tirrell on 17 November 1859, in Wicken, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died in 1895, in Wicken, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 71, and was buried in Wicken, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Tirrell
Sarah Read
Marriage: 17 November 1859
Alfred Tyrell
Lavinia Tirrell
Thomas Tirrell
Maria Tirrel
Elizabeth Maria Tirrell

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World Events (6)

Age 6
Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
Age 9
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.
Age 19
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English:1. nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Middle English re(a)d ‘red’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, from an unattested Old English rīed, rȳd ‘woodland clearing’. 3. habitational name from various places: Read in Lancashire, the name of which is a contracted form of Old English rǣghēafod, from rǣge ‘female roe deer’, ‘she-goat’ + hēafod ‘head(land)’; Rede in Suffolk, so called from Old English hrēod ‘reeds’; or Reed in Hertfordshire, so called from an Old English ryhð ‘brushwood’.

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

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Sources (12)

  • Sarah Read in household of Maria Read, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Sarah Read in household of James Read, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Sarah Terrell in household of John Terrell, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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