Hannah Gurney

February 1831–1903 (Age 71)
Winwick, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Gurney was born in February 1831, in Winwick, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Gurney, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Garrett, was 25. She married Charles Edward Johnson on 30 March 1856, in Winwick, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Whittlebury, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. She died in 1903, in Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Charles Edward Johnson
Hannah Gurney
Marriage: 30 March 1856
Joseph Henry Johnson
Walter Charles Johnson
Albert Edward Johnson
Ernest Willie Johnson

Spouse and Children

    Charles Edward Johnson



30 March 1856
Winwick, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom


    Joseph Henry Johnson


    Walter Charles Johnson


    Albert Edward Johnson


    Ernest Willie Johnson


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (5)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 2

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 12

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 23

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in France named Gournay, notably Gournay-en-Brai in Seine-Maritime.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hannah Lovell in household of James Lovell, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Hannah Lovill in household of James Lovill, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Hannah Gurney in household of Samuel Gurney, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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