Harriet Goldsmith

1 May 1821–13 January 1904 (Age 82)
<St. Mary's, Kingston, Hants, England>

The Life of Harriet

Harriet Goldsmith was born on 1 May 1821 as the daughter of William Goldsmith. She married Alfred Cooper on 3 October 1852, in Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Clifton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. She died on 13 January 1904, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Cooper
Harriet Goldsmith
Marriage: 3 October 1852
Alfred Goldsmith Cooper
Harriet Mary Cooper
Walter Cooper

Spouse and Children

3 October 1852
Hampshire, England, United Kingdom


    Alfred Goldsmith Cooper


    Harriet Mary Cooper


    Walter Cooper


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (7)


Age 2

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 12

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 22

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a worker in gold, a compound of Old English gold ‘gold’ + smið ‘smith’. In North America it is very often an English translation of German or Jewish Goldschmidt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harriet Cooper in household of Alfred Cooper, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Harriet P Cooper in household of Alfred Cooper, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Harriet Goldsmith in entry for Alfred Cooper, "England, Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980"

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