Emily Sherwood

1833–15 June 1910 (Age 77)
Oakengates, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Emily

Emily Sherwood was born in 1833, in Oakengates, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Thomas Sherwood and Mary. She married James Taylor on 3 July 1867, in Albrighton, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Wombridge, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Shropshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. She died on 15 June 1910, in Albrighton, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 77, and was buried in Albrighton, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

James Taylor
Emily Sherwood
Marriage: 3 July 1867
Sarah Harvey Taylor
Mary Elizabeth Taylor
William Taylor
Emily Taylor

Spouse and Children

3 July 1867
Albrighton, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Sherwood






    John Sherwood



World Events (7)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 0

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 10

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 21

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire, around which once stood the famous Sherwood Forest. The place is so called from Old English scīr ‘shire’ or scīr ‘bright’ + wudu ‘wood’.2 Americanized form of some Jewish name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emily Taylor in household of William Taylor, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Emila Sherwood in household of Thomas Sherwood, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Emily Taylor in household of James Taylor, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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