George Atkinson Gibson

11 August 1827–
North Shields, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George Atkinson

When George Atkinson Gibson was born on 11 August 1827, in North Shields, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Gibson, was 35 and his mother, Sarah, was 35. He married Esther Carbert in 1856, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Darlington, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

George Atkinson Gibson
Esther Carbert
Marriage: 1856
Julia C Bottelhill

Spouse and Children

Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


    Julia C Bottelhill


Parents and Siblings

    William Gibson






    Sarah Gibson


    Chisman Gibson


    William Gibson



    John Gibson


World Events (8)


Age 3

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 6

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 53

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

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George Atkinson Gibson in household of William Gibson, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • George Gibson, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Geo Gibson, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"

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