Hannah Maria Hillier

Burbage, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hannah Maria

When Hannah Maria Hillier was born in 1828, in Burbage, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Hillier, was 44 and her mother, Elisabeth Noyes Colly, was 44. She married William Swanborough on 19 May 1855, in Burbage, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

William Swanborough
Hannah Maria Hillier
Marriage: 19 May 1855
Elizabeth Ann Hillier
Alice Swanborough
Thomas Swanborough
Sarah Ann Swanborough
Caroline Swanborough
Ellen Swanborough

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 May 1855Burbage, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 5
    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.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 52
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

    Name Meaning

    English (Wiltshire and Surrey): occupational name for a roofer from Middle English hil(l)ier, hul(li)er, hel(li)er ‘roofer, slater, tiler’, agent nouns from the Middle English verb hil(i)en, hel(i)an, hul(i)en ‘to put a roof on; cover with a roof’.French: from the personal name Hillier, a vernacular form of Hilaire (see Hillary ).

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Hannah M Noyes in household of Giles H Noyes, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
    • Anna Maria in entry for Thomas Swanboro, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Hannah Maria Swanborough, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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