Matthew Trent II

12 January 1817–22 December 1873 (Age 56)
Castle Cary, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Matthew

When Matthew Trent II was born on 12 January 1817, in Castle Cary, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Matthew TRENT, was 29 and his mother, Mary White, was 33. He married Mary Holt on 11 March 1858, in Yeovil, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Somerset, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Chilthorne Domer, Somerset, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died on 22 December 1873, in Yeovil, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Matthew Trent II
1817–1873
Mary Holt
1819–1893
Marriage: 11 March 1858
Mary Elizabeth Trent
1858–1869
Daniel Matthew Trent
1861–1933

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 March 1858
Yeovil, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Matthew TRENT

    Male1787–1862Male

    Mary White

    Female1783–1857Female

siblings

(5)

    Mary Anne Trent

    Female1809–Female

    John White Trent

    Male1811–1812Male

    John TRENT

    Male1813–1881Male

    Male1817–1873Male

    Elizabeth Trent

    Female1821–Female

World Events (5)

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

1 English: topographic name for someone living on the banks of any of the several rivers so called. The river name is of British origin; it may be composed of the unattested elements tri ‘through’, ‘across’ + sant- ‘travel’, ‘journey’; alternatively it may mean ‘traveler’ or ‘trespasser’, a reference to frequent flooding. There is a village in Dorset of this name, on the river Trent or Piddle, and the surname may therefore also be a habitational name derived from this.2 Scottish: probably of the same origin as 1, though in some cases it may be from a reduced form of Tranent, a place in East Lothian.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mathew Trent, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Mathew Trent in household of Mathew Trent, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mathew Trent, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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