Lucy Bridges

about 1811–
Bishops Frome, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Lucy

Lucy Bridges was born about 1811, in Bishops Frome, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom. She married Thomas English Jones on 19 December 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Thomas English Jones
1811–1885
Lucy Bridges
1811–
Marriage: 19 December 1870

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 December 1870
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

World Events (3)

1815

Age 4

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 12

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 22

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: variant of Bridge . The -s generally represents the genitive case, but may occasionally be a plural. In some cases this name denoted someone from the Flemish city of Bruges (Brugge), meaning ‘bridges’, which had extensive trading links with England in the Middle Ages.

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

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