William Olpin

1819– (Age NaN)
Coaley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Olpin was born in 1819, in Coaley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Orpin, was 38 and his mother, Miriam Smith, was 36.

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World Events (7)


Age 4

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

Age 14

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.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 35

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

1 Jewish (from Belarus): habitational name for someone from Kolpin or Kolpino, now in Belarus.2 German: habitational name from places called Kolpin or Kolpien, in eastern Germany.

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

Sources (2)

  • William Olpin in household of William Olpin, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William Olpin, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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