James Christopher Spriggs

1815–1893 (Age 78)
Parson Drove, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James Christopher

When James Christopher Spriggs was born in 1815, in Parson Drove, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Spriggs, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Palmer, was 34. He married Ann Wade on 13 April 1846, in Tydd St Mary, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Tydd Gote, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Tydd St Mary, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. He died in 1893, in Holbeach, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78.

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James Christopher Spriggs
Ann Wade
Marriage: 13 April 1846

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 April 1846Tydd St Mary, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (6)

    Age 0
    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 18
    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 28
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Sprigg , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (9)

    • James Spriggs, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Christopher J Spriggs, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • James Spriggs, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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