Mary Mowbray

1816–February 1894 (Age 78)
Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

Mary Mowbray was born in 1816, in Durham, England, United Kingdom. She married Robert Blenkinsop on 18 December 1841, in Darlington, Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died in February 1894, in Aycliffe, Durham, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Robert Blenkinsop
1814–1883
Mary Mowbray
1816–1894
Marriage: 18 December 1841
William Mowbray Blenkinsop
1838–
Elizabeth Blenkinsop
1842–
Robert Blenkinsopp
1845–
Mary Blenkinsopp
1846–
Jane Blenkinsopp
1849–
Ann Blenkinsop
1851–
Margaret Blenkinsopp
1855–
Robert William Blenkinsop
1863–1944

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 December 1841
Darlington, Durham, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

    William Mowbray Blenkinsop

    Male1838–Male

    Elizabeth Blenkinsop

    Female1842–Female

    Robert Blenkinsopp

    Male1845–Male

    Mary Blenkinsopp

    Female1846–Female

    Jane Blenkinsopp

    Female1849–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1823

Age 7

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

Age 17

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.
1843

Age 27

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Montbrai in La Manche, France, named in Old French as ‘mud hill’, from Old French mont ‘hill’ ( see Mont 1) + brai ‘mud’, ‘slime’ (of Gaulish origin).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Blenkinsop in household of Robert Blenkinsop, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Mowbray, "England, Durham Diocese, Marriage Bonds & Allegations, 1692-1900"
  • Mary in entry for Mary Blenkinsopp, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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