Betsy Winfield

11 June 1810–
Quorndon, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Betsy

When Betsy Winfield was born on 11 June 1810, in Quorndon, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Winfield, was 33 and her mother, Ann Cross, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Winfield
1777–
Ann Cross
1784–1852
William Winfield
1800–
Catharine Winfield
1800–
Joseph Winfield
1802–
Thomas Winfield
1804–
John Winfield
1805–
Joseph Whitfield
1808–
Abigail Winfield
1809–
Betsy Winfield
1810–
Ann Winfield
1811–
Ellin Winfield
1817–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    William Winfield

    Male1800–Male

    Catharine Winfield

    Female1800–Female

    Joseph Winfield

    Male1802–Male

    Thomas Winfield

    Male1804–Male

    John Winfield

    Male1805–Male

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World Events (3)

1815

Age 5

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 13

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

Age 23

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

English: habitational name from any of various places now called Wingfield. North and South Wingfield in Derbyshire are evidently named with Old English wynn ‘meadow’, ‘pasture’ + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’. A place of this name in Bedfordshire may have as it first element a topographical term or bird name wince ( see Winch ). One in Suffolk was probably either the ‘field of the people of Wīga’ (a short form of any of various compound names formed with wīg ‘war’), or else derives its first element from Old English wēoh ‘(pre-Christian) temple’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Betsy Winfield, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Betsy Winfield, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Betsy Winfield - Church record: Christening record or certificate: birth-name: Betsy Winfield

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