William Badcock

about 1817–
Wendy, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Badcock was born about 1817, in Wendy, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Badcock, was 11815 and his mother, Elizabeth Jenkins, was 30. He married Harriet Green in 1838, 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: 1838
James Badcock
William Badcock
Sarah Ann Badcock
William Badcock
Harriet Badcock
George Badcock
Martha Badcock
Eliza Agneta Badcock

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1838Wendy, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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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: (i) relationship name from the Middle English personal name Badecok, a pet form of Bade + the diminutive suffix -cok. (ii) relationship name from the Middle English personal name Batecok, a pet form of Bate . Through voicing of the -t- this name may have been much confused with Badecock in (i).

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Sources (14)

    • William Badcock, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • William Badcock, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • William Badcock, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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