Samuel Bridger

1832–
Tillington, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Bridger was born in 1832, in Tillington, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Anthony Bridger, was 34 and his mother, Mrs Mary Bridger, was 31.

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Family Time Line

Anthony Bridger
1798–1869
Mrs Mary Bridger
1801–
Henry Bridger
1827–
Kezia Bridger
1827–
David Bridger
1829–
Samuel Bridger
1832–
Jane Bridger
1835–
Reuben Bridger
1838–
Amelia Bridger
1840–
George Bridger
1843–
Fanny Bridger
1847–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Henry Bridger

    Male1827–Male

    Kezia Bridger

    Female1827–Female

    David Bridger

    Male1829–Male

    Male1832–Male

    Jane Bridger

    Female1835–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 1

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 11

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 48

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Bridge .2 Americanized form of German Brücker ( see Brucker ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Samuel Bridger in household of Anthony Bridger, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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