Benjamin Eley

22 August 1822–12 June 1839 (Age 16)
Heanor, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Eley was born on 22 August 1822, in Heanor, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Eley, was 37 and his mother, Mary Eggleshaw, was 19. He died on 12 June 1839, in Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 16, and was buried in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Eley
Mary Eggleshaw
Benjamin Eley
James Healey
Pheobe Eley
John Healey
Richard Eley
Joseph Healey
George Eley
Jane Eley

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (3)


Age 1

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Age 8

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 11

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Ely .2 German: from a short form of the personal name Eligius ( see Loy ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Eley, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index: 1837-1915
  • Derbyshire, England, Select Church of England Parish Registers, 1538-1910

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