Edwin DREW

1832–
Dorset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edwin

Edwin DREW was born in 1832, in Dorset, England, United Kingdom. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Ann SHAKESPEARE. He lived in Hartlebury, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

Edwin DREW
1832–
Ann SHAKESPEARE
1832–
George Drew
1850–
Sarah A Drew
1862–

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

    George Drew

    Male1850–Male

    Sarah A Drew

    Female1862–Female

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.
1843

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

French: Some people derive this name from the ancient name Drogo. Sometimes it is from the Old French "dru," "drud," or "drue," which could mean various things, such as "fort," "robuste," "amant," "galant," or faithful friend or companion. At other times, it is an abbreviation of Andrew.

Sources (1)

  • Edwin Drew, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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