John Littleford

1817–Male
Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Littleford was born in 1817, in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Littleford, was 44 and his mother, Frances Walmsley, was 43.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Littleford
1773–1828
Frances Walmsley
1774–1815
Jane Littleford
1797–
Charles Littleford
1799–1803
Samuel Littleford
1799–
Thomas Littleford
1803–1856
John Littleford
1806–1851
Hellen Littleford
1811–
Hannah Littleford
1814–
John Littleford
1817–

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World Events (3)

1823

Age 6

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1830

Age 13

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
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.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): topographic name from Old English lȳtel ‘small’ + ford ‘ford’, or a habitational name from a minor place so named.

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

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