Joseph Duffin

1826–1904 (Age 78)
East Crompton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Duffin was born in 1826, in East Crompton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Duffin, was 47 and his mother, Mary Cheetham, was 46. He married Betty Hunt on 16 July 1848, in Prestwich, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1904, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Duffin
Betty Hunt
Marriage: 16 July 1848
William Duffin
Eliza Duffin
Mary Ann Duffin
Thomas Duffin
Charles Duffin
Edwin Duffin
James Duffin
Maria Helen Duffin

Spouse and Children

16 July 1848
Prestwich, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 16

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

Age 24

When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old Norse personal name Dólgfinnr, composed of the elements dólgr ‘wound’, ‘scar’ + Finnr ‘Finn’.2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhchinn ( see Diffin ), Ó Duibhghinn ( see Deegan ), or perhaps Ó Daimhín ( see Devine ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Diffin, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Joseph Duffen, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Joseph Duffin, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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