Samuel Blacknall

1823–about January 1901 (Age 78)
Calverton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Blacknall was born in 1823, in Calverton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Blacknall, was 27 and his mother, Jane Hallam, was 26. He married Ann Meads on 6 March 1859, in Calverton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died about January 1901, in Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78.

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Samuel Blacknall
Ann Meads
Marriage: 6 March 1859
Frederick Blacknall
Ann Blacknell
Fanny Blacknall
William Blacknall
Sarah Jane Blacknall
Richard Blacknall
Mary Blacknall
James Blacknall

Spouse and Children

6 March 1859
Calverton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom




    Sarah Jane Blacknall


    Richard Blacknall


    Mary Blacknall


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (5)


Age 0

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

Age 10

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 31

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: probably a habitational name from any of various places called Blakenhall, in particular one in Cheshire, named with Old English blæc ‘black’ (dative blacan) + halh ‘nook’, ‘hollow’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Blacknall in household of Richard Blacknall, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Samuel Blacknall in household of Richard Blacknall, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Samuel Blacknell, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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