Margery Jones

1817–1885 (Age 68)
Bosbury, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Margery

When Margery Jones was born in 1817, in Bosbury, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Jones, was 31 and her mother, Ann Pinigree, was 30. She married James Farmer in 1842, in Worcester, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Coddington, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died in 1885, in Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 68.

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James Farmer
Margery Jones
Marriage: 1842
Frederick Farmer
John Farmer
Eliza Farmer

Spouse and Children

Worcester, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (6)


Age 6

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

Age 16

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 26

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margery Farmer in household of James Farmer, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Margery Farmer in household of James Farmer, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Margery Farmer in household of James Farmer, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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