Matilda Bolton

29 March 1812–before 1912 (Age 99)
Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Matilda

When Matilda Bolton was born on 29 March 1812, in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Bolton II, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Hadley, was 38. She married James Bridgewater on 25 December 1835, in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom. She died before 1912, in her hometown, at the age of 98.

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Family Time Line

James Bridgewater
1810–1920
Matilda Bolton
1812–1912
Marriage: 25 December 1835

Spouse and Children

    James Bridgewater

    Male1810–1920Male

    Female1812–1912Female

MARRIAGE
25 December 1835
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1815

Age 3

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

Age 21

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.
1843

Age 31

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in northern England named Bolton, especially the one in Lancashire, from Old English boðl ‘dwelling’, ‘house’ ( see Bold 2) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Matilda Bolton - Government record: Christening record or certificate: birth-name: Matilda Bolton
  • Legacy NFS Source: Matilda Bolton - Government record: Christening record or certificate: birth-name: Matilda Bolton

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