George Massey

1839–
Church Gresley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Massey was born in 1839, in Church Gresley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Massey, was 38 and his mother, Mary Cooper, was 35. He married Ann Astbury on 12 February 1871, in Swadlincote, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Church Bridge, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 40 years.

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Family Time Line

George Massey
1839–
Ann Astbury
1844–1922
Marriage: 12 February 1871
Thomas Massey
1872–
Mary Talbot Massey
1873–
George Joseph Massey
1874–1874
Walter Massey
1877–
George Edgar Massey
1879–1880
Guy Massey
1881–1890
Elsie Ann Massey
1884–1884
Lewis Massey
1887–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 February 1871
Swadlincote, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1843

Age 4

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 15

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 41

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

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of various places in northern France which get their names from the Gallo-Roman personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum.2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Marcy in La Manche. This surname is preserved in the English place name Stondon Massey.3 English: from a pet form of Matthew .

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Sources (3)

  • George Massey, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • George Massey, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • George Massey, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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