Elizabeth Hardy

15 March 1812–
Heswall, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Hardy was born on 15 March 1812, her father, Daniel Hardy, was 44 and her mother, Mary Davies, was 42. She married Robert Robinson on 24 April 1845, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Heswall, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1812 and Puddington, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Robert Robinson
Elizabeth Hardy
Marriage: 24 April 1845
Robert Robinson

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24 April 1845
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)


Age 3

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 21

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 31

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and French: nickname for a brave or foolhardy man, from Old French, Middle English hardi ‘bold’, ‘courageous’ (of Germanic origin; compare Hard 1).2 Irish: in addition to being an importation of the English name, this is also found as an Anglicized form (by partial translation) of Gaelic Mac Giolla Deacair ‘son of the hard lad’.3 Scottish: variant spelling of Hardie 2.

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

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  • Elizabeth Robinson in household of Daniel Hardy, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Elizabeth Hardy, "England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000"
  • Elizth Hardy, "England, Cheshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1598-1900"

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