Harriet Williamson

15 February 1829–1849
Sculcoates, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Harriet

When Harriet Williamson was christened on 15 February 1829, in Sculcoates, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Francis Williamson, was 27 and her mother, Mary Dawson, was 27. She married James Leonard Thundercliffe in 1845, in Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1849, in Sculcoates, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 20, and was buried in Sculcoates, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

James Leonard Thundercliffe
Harriet Williamson
Marriage: 1845
Henry John Thundercliff
Edward Thundercliffe
Harriet Jane Thundercliff

Spouse and Children

    James Leonard Thundercliffe



Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


    Henry John Thundercliff


    Edward Thundercliffe


    Harriet Jane Thundercliff


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (3)


Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
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.

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

Northern English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harriot Williamson in household of Francis Williamson, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Harriot Williamson, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • Harriot Williamson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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