Jane Stead

3 February 1836–
Farsley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

When Jane Stead was born on 3 February 1836, in Farsley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Stead, was 33 and her mother, Hannah Busfield, was 28. She married Joseph Ross on 26 January 1857, in Calverley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Ross
1835–
Jane Stead
1836–
Marriage: 26 January 1857

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Ross

    Male1835–Male

    Female1836–Female

MARRIAGE
26 January 1857
Calverley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1843

Age 7

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 27

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 44

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Yorkshire):1. habitational name from Stead in West Yorkshire, or from some other place taking its name from Old English stede ‘estate’, ‘farm’, ‘place’. 2. from Middle English steed ‘stud horse’, ‘stallion’, applied as a nickname to a lusty person or as an occupational name to someone responsible for looking after stallions.

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

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  • Jane Stead, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Jane Stead, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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