John Gowler Roberts

1833–22 April 1842
March, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John Gowler

When John Gowler Roberts was born in 1833, in March, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Roberts, was 23 and his mother, Eliza Smith, was 26. He lived in Doddington, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. He was buried in March, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom.

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James Roberts
Eliza Smith
John Gowler Roberts
Louisa Roberts
Eliza Roberts
Charles Roberts

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1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 0

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is very frequent in Wales and west central England. It is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of a like-sounding Jewish surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Roberts in household of Jas Roberts, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • John Gowler Roberts, "England, Cambridgeshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1599-1860"
  • John Gowler Roberts, "England, Cambridgeshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1599-1860"

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