Sarah Jane Riley

13 February 1864–
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Riley was born on 13 February 1864, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Riley, was 39 and her mother, Mary Ann Allen, was 30. She died in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Riley
1824–1899
Mary Ann Allen
1833–1905
Francis Allen Riley
1852–1892
Sarah Allen
1853–
Ellen Riley
1854–1910
William Edward Riley
1857–
Susanna Riley
1859–1905
Mary Ann Riley
1861–
Sarah Jane Riley
1864–
Frederick Riley
1869–

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 16

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 20

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 40

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant spelling of Reilly .2 English: habitational name from Ryley in Lancashire, so named from Old English ryge ‘rye’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. There is a Riley with the same meaning in Devon, but it does not seem to have contributed to the surname, which is more common in northern England.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Riley in household of William Riley, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Sarah Jane Riley in household of William Riley, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Sarah J Riley in household of William Riley, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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