William Badcock

about 1817–
Wendy, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Badcock was born about 1817, in Wendy, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Badcock, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Jenkins, was 29. He married Harriet Green about 1830, in Wendy, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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William Badcock
Harriet Green
Marriage: about 1830
James Badcock
William Badcock
Sarah Ann Badcock
William Badcock
Harriet Badcock
George Badcock
Martha Badcock
Eliza Agneta Badcock

Spouse and Children

about 1830
Wendy, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (7)


Age 6

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 16

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.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 37

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

English: from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Babb .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Badcock, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William Badcock, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William Badcoch, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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