Thomas James Steele

25 February 1814–30 May 1902 (Age 88)
Brompton, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas James

When Thomas James Steele was born on 25 February 1814, in Brompton, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas James Steele, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Anne Neale, was 21. He married Agnes Rowell Wright on 5 January 1842, in Alston, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Suffolk, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Whepstead, Suffolk, England in 1901. He died on 30 May 1902, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Thomas James Steele
1814–1902
Agnes Rowell Wright
1817–1889
Marriage: 5 January 1842
Agnes Mary Ann Steele
1842–1933
James Steele
1844–1844
Emily Rivers Steele
1845–1845
James Rivers Steele
1847–1858
Charles Steele
1850–1930
Isobel Steele
1853–1871
Adam William Steele
1854–1935
Herbert Lancaster Steele
1862–1953

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 January 1842
Alston, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

    Agnes Mary Ann Steele

    Female1842–1933Female

    James Steele

    Male1844–1844Male

    Emily Rivers Steele

    Female1845–1845Female

    James Rivers Steele

    Male1847–1858Male

    Charles Steele

    Male1850–1930Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (6)

1815

Age 1

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 19

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.
1843

Age 29

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English stele ‘steel’, hence a nickname for someone considered as hard and durable as steel, or metonymic occupational name for a foundry worker.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas J Steele, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Thomas J Steele, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Thos James Steele, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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