Mary Rowley

West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Rowley was born in 1855, in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Rowley, was 28 and her mother, Naomi Wood, was 31. She lived in Tipton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 58 years.

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Edward Rowley
Naomi Wood
Naomi Rowley
Mary Rowley
Sarah Rowley
Eliza Ellen Rowley

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
Age 25
School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
Age 29
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale
Age 49
The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places, in Devon, County Durham, Staffordshire, and Yorkshire, so named from Old English rūh ‘rough’, ‘overgrown’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mary Rowley in household of Edward Rowley, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Mary Rowley, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

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