David Flitton

1822–19 October 1890 (Age 68)
Flamstead, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of David

When David Flitton was born in 1822, in Flamstead, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Jonas Flitton, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Piggot, was 39. He died on 19 October 1890, in Nottinghamshire, England, at the age of 68.

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Jonas Flitton
Sarah Piggot
Lydia Piggot Flitton
Jonathan Flitton
William Flitton
Thomas Flitton
Jonas Flitton
John Flitton
James Flitton
Ann Flitton
David Flitton
Joseph Flitton
Mary Flitton

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (6)


Age 1

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

Age 11

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 21

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Bedfordshire called Flitton. The meaning of the place name, recorded in Domesday Book (1086) as Flictham, is unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • David Flitton, "United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners' Service Records, 1760-1913"
  • David Flitton, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • David Flitten, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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