William Stagg

1831–
Grafton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Stagg was born in 1831, in Grafton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Johnathan Stagg, was 29 and his mother, Rosanna Choules, was 36. He married Mary Ann Blake on 30 May 1857, in Grafton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Froxfield, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Family Time Line

William Stagg
1831–
Mary Ann Blake
1834–
Marriage: 30 May 1857
Eliza Stagg
1860–1861
John Stagg
1862–1870
George Stagg
1867–1926
Jane Stagg
1870–
Emilianna Stagg
1874–1962

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 May 1857
Grafton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 2

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 12

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

Age 49

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

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old English stagga ‘male deer’, ‘stag’. In northern dialects of Middle English the term was also used of a young horse, perhaps under Scandinavian influence, and in some cases this meaning may lie behind the original application of the name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Stagg, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Stagg, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • William Stagg, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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