Christopher Welch

Brief Life History of Christopher

When Christopher Welch was born on 9 November 1802, in Long Buckby, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Welch, was 44 and his mother, Mary Daniel, was 40.

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Joseph Welch
1758–1828
Mary Daniel
1762–1829
Edward Welch
1790–
John Welch
1792–1870
Elizabeth Welch
1795–1899
Rebecca Welch
1797–
Joseph Welch
1799–
Christopher Welch
1802–
Thomas Welch
1803–1876

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    World Events (8)

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

    1815

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    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

    English: variant of Welsh or Walsh , an ethnic name for someone of Welsh origin. This is the usual form of the surname in England; the usual form in Ireland is Walsh and in Scotland Welsh .

    German: variant of Welk .

    Americanized form of German Welsch .

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

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