Margaret Helm

1832–
Nateby, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Helm was born in 1832, in Nateby, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Edmund Helm, was 39 and her mother, Margaret Stringfellow, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Edmund Helm
1793–1864
Margaret Stringfellow
1797–1834
Alice Helm
1824–1824
Alice Helm
1826–1856
Ann Helm
1827–
Helme Helm
1831–
Margaret Helm
1832–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 10

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.
1843

Age 11

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 46

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Lancashire): topographic name for someone who lived by or worked at a rough temporary shelter for animals, Middle English helm (Old Norse hjalmr, related to the Old English and Old High German words in 2 below), or a habitational name from a minor place named Helm or Helme from this word, as for example in County Durham, Northumberland, and West Yorkshire.2 English, German, and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a maker of helmets, from Middle English, Middle High German, Middle Dutch helm.3 German and Dutch: from a medieval personal name, a short form of any of the various compound names formed with helm ‘helmet’. Compare, e.g., Helmbrecht .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Margaret Helme in household of Edward Helme, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Margaret, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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