William Winney

9 April 1815–28 April 1840
Langham, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Winney was christened on 9 April 1815, in Langham, Essex, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Winney, was 26 and his mother, Hannah Sargent, was 21. He was buried in Bradfield, Essex, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Winney
1788–1840
Hannah Sargent
1793–1838
William Winney
1815–1840
Hannah Winney
1818–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1830

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

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.

Name Meaning

1 Variant of Dutch Winne .2 English: from an unattested Old English personal name, Wyngeofu, composed of the elements wyn ‘joy’ + geofu ‘battle’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • William Winney, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Death record

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