William Cotgrove

1823–1867 (Age 44)
Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Cotgrove was born in 1823, in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Cotgrove, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Robinson, was 24. He married Harriet Culham on 27 November 1847, in Essex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Essex, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. He died in 1867, in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

William Cotgrove
1823–1867
Harriet Culham
1821–1903
Marriage: 27 November 1847
Harriet Mary Ann Cotgrove
1848–1848
William George Cotgrove
1849–1849
William Cotgrove
1850–
Elizabeth Cotgrove
1851–1851
George Cotgrove
1852–1937
Emily Jane Cotgrove
1855–
Robina Sarah Cotgrove
1857–1934
Rebekal Cotgrove
1858–
Julia Cecilia Cotgrove
1860–1931
Mary Ann Cotgrove
1863–

Spouse and Children

    Male1823–1867Male

    Harriet Culham

    Female1821–1903Female

MARRIAGE
27 November 1847
Essex, England, United Kingdom
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Cotgrove

    Male1793–1866Male

    Sarah Robinson

    Female1799–1851Female

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (4)

1823

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.
1843

Age 20

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of the English habitational name Congreve (or the variants Congreave, Congrave) from Congreve in Staffordshire or Congreave in Derbyshire. The first is recorded in Domesday Book as Comegrave ‘grove (Old English grǣfe) in a valley (Old English cumb)’.

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

Sources (3)

  • William Cotgrove in household of Heny Cotgrove, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Willm Lee Cotgrove, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William Cotgrove in entry for George Cotgrove and Eliza Cotgrove, "England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911"

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