Edward Laing

1829–26 October 1871 (Age 42)
Hebburn, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Laing was born in 1829, in Hebburn, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, David Laing, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Douglas, was 38. He married Barbara Corn on 9 February 1852, in Tynemouth, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Northumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 26 October 1871, in Seaham, Durham, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 42.

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Edward Laing
Barbara Corn
Marriage: 9 February 1852
Mary Laing
Eleanor Laing
Edward Laing
George Laing
Ann Laing
Peter Laing
Barbara Laing

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+2 More Children

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World Events (4)

Age 1
Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
Age 4
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 14
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

Scottish spelling of Lang .

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

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Sources (10)

  • Edward Laing in household of David Laing, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Edward Laing, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Edward Laing, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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