Sarah Read


Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Read was born in 1824, in Wicken, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Read, was 21 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 2 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
Thomas Tirrell
Maria Tirrel
Elizabeth Maria Tirrell

Sources (12)

  • Sarah Read in household of Maria Read, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Sarah Read, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Tirrell & Sarah Read Marriage Record

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 November 1859Wicken, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (13)

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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 and Scottish: variant of Reed .

    History: A family called Read were established in America in the early 18th century by John Read, who was born in Dublin, sixth in descent from Sir Thomas Read of Berkshire, England. His son, George Read (1733–98), was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, and as a lawyer helped frame the Constitution.

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

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