Rebecca Hallett

Brief Life History of Rebecca

When Rebecca Hallett was born in 1833, in Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dorset, England, her father, William Hallett, was 39 and her mother, Jane Norman, was 38. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dorset, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Rebecca Hallett
Elizabeth Hallett
James Hallett

Sources (5)

  • Rebecca Hallett in household of William Hallett, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Rebecca Hallett, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Rebecca Hallett in entry for Elizabeth Hallett, "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-2001"

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1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

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.


Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

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

Name Meaning

English (mainly Somerset and Dorset): variant of Allatt, itself a variant of Allard , with prosthetic H-.

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

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