Hannah Faulkner

27 March 1812–
Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Faulkner was born on 27 March 1812, in Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Faulkner, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Tearle, was 23. She married William Brandham on 13 March 1830, in Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

William Brandham
Hannah Faulkner
Marriage: 13 March 1830
Sarah Ann Brandham

Spouse and Children

13 March 1830
Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)


Age 3

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 21

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 31

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who kept and trained falcons (a common feudal service). Falconry was a tremendously popular sport among the aristocracy in medieval Europe, and most great houses had their falconers. The surname could also have arisen as metonymic occupational name for someone who operated the siege gun known as a falcon.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hannah Brandham in household of William Brandham, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Hannah Brandon in household of William Brandon, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Hannah Brandham, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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