Caroline Stephens

Plymouth St Andrew, Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Caroline

When Caroline Stephens was born in 1820, in Plymouth St Andrew, Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Stephens, was 25 and her mother, Mary Ann, was 24. She married Richard Roskelley on 25 June 1854. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Richard Roskelley
Caroline Stephens
Marriage: 25 June 1854
Richard Roskelley
Ann Roskelley

Spouse and Children

25 June 1854


Parents and Siblings

    Richard Stephens


    Mary Ann




World Events (8)


Age 3

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

Age 13

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.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 34

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Stephen ( see Steven ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Caroline Stephens, "England, Devon, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
  • Caroline Roskelley, "England and Wales, Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
  • Baptism record - Caroline Stephens 1820 St Andrew, Plymouth, Devenport, England

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