Hannah Blackburn

15 August 1831–
East Dereham, Norfolk, England

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Blackburn was born on 15 August 1831, in East Dereham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Blackburn, was 36 and her mother, Mary Dutchman, was 35. She married Hase Wells on 28 December 1851, in East Dereham, Norfolk, England. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in East Dereham, Norfolk, England in 1881.

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Family Time Line

Hase Wells
1821–1889
Hannah Blackburn
1831–
Marriage: 28 December 1851
Hase Robert Wells
1854–1915
James Wells
1855–
Ellen Hannah Wells
1857–
Anna Maria Wells
1860–
Claudius Wells
1862–
Ruth Elizabeth Wells
1864–
Mary Wells
1865–
Alfred Wells
1867–
Harriet Wells
1871–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 December 1851
East Dereham, Norfolk, England
children

(9)

    Hase Robert Wells

    Male1854–1915Male

    James Wells

    Male1855–Male

    Ellen Hannah Wells

    Female1857–Female

    Anna Maria Wells

    Female1860–Female

    Claudius Wells

    Male1862–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Blackburn

    Male1795–1864Male

    Mary Dutchman

    Female1796–Female

siblings

(13)

    William Blackburn

    Male1815–1816Male

    Elizabeth Blackburn

    Female1817–Female

    William Blackburn

    Male1819–Male

    Ann Blackburn

    Female1822–Female

    Mary Blackburn

    Female1825–Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 2

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

Age 12

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 49

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Blackburn, but especially the one in Lancashire, so named with Old English blæc ‘dark’ + burna ‘stream’. The surname is mainly found in northern England.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hannah Wells in household of Hase Wells, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Hannah Wells in household of Hase Wells, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Hannah Wells in entry for James Wells, "England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941"

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