Louisa Backwell

about 1847–

The Life of Louisa

Louisa Backwell was born about 1847, in Switzerland. She married William Chandler in September 1867, in Rotherhithe, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Stoke, Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Guildford, Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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William Chandler
Louisa Backwell
Marriage: September 1867
Elizabeth Louise Chandler
Joseph Chandler
Eveline Chandler
Emily Jane Chandler
Florence Chandler
Rose Chandler

Spouse and Children

September 1867
Rotherhithe, Surrey, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)


Age 1

New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 7

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 33

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Cumbria, Derbyshire, County Durham, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire, named Blackwell, from Old English blæc ‘black’, ‘dark’ + wæll(a), well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Louise Chandler in household of William Chandler, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Louise Chandler in household of William Chandler, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Louise Chandler in household of William Chandler, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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