Easter Bugden

1816–25 January 1884 (Age 68)
Skeyton, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Easter

When Easter Bugden was born in 1816, in Skeyton, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Francis Bugden, was 39 and her mother, Mary Spink, was 35. She married George Gray on 25 April 1842, in Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 25 January 1884, in St Pancras, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

George Gray
Easter Bugden
Marriage: 25 April 1842
George Isaac Gray
William Frank Gray
Charlotte Jane Gray
Thomas Arthur Gray

Spouse and Children

25 April 1842
Middlesex, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    Francis Bugden


    Mary Spink




    Mary Bugden


    Elizabeth Bugden



    Rebecca Bugden


World Events (6)


Age 7

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

Age 17

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.

Age 27

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire, so called from Old English sucga ‘sparrow’ (or other small bird) + denu ‘valley’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Esther Gray in household of George Gray, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Easter Bugden, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Esther in entry for George Isaac Grey, "England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941"

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