George Atkinson Gibson

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

The Life Summary 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

  • Marriage
    1856Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    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

    English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Gibb (a pet form of Gilbert) + son, hence ‘son of Gibb’. The name is very common in Ireland, having arrived in that country in the 17th century. It is also occasionally adopted for Ó Gibealláin, see Giblin .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • George Gibson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • George Atkinson Gibson in household of William Gibson, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • England & Wales Marriages, 1538-1940

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