Eliza Toms

23 October 1832–
High St, Shadwell, Middlesex, England

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Toms was born on 23 October 1832, her father, Moses Toms, was 33 and her mother, Jane Jones, was 33. She married Edward Thomas Binks on 5 December 1852. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Family Time Line

Edward Thomas Binks
Eliza Toms
Marriage: 5 December 1852
Edward William Binks
James Robert Binks

Spouse and Children

    Edward Thomas Binks



5 December 1852
St. Jude, Whitechapel, Middlesex, England


    Edward William Binks


    James Robert Binks


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 1

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 11

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 48

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

Name Meaning

English (Devon and Dorset): patronymic from Tom, a short form of the personal name Thomas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza Toms in household of Moses Toms, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Eliza Toms, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Eliza in entry for James Robert Binks, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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