Sarah Adams

1855–April 1915 (Age 60)
Hardingstone, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Adams was born in 1855, in Hardingstone, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Adams, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Stanton, was 31. She married Edward James Richards in October 1896, in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Maidwell, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Hammersmith, London, England, United Kingdom in 1901. She died in April 1915, in Paddington, London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 60.

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Edward James Richards
Sarah Adams
Marriage: October 1896
Albert Richards
Jessie Richards

Spouse and Children

October 1896
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

1855 · London's First Pillar Box

Age 0

The pillar box is a form of mailbox. Until 1855, people would have to walk the distance to go to the post office in order to send mail.
1859 · Big Ben

Age 4

Big Ben is the name of the bell that is inside the clock tower. It is one of the most famous landmarks in London. The famous ringing from Big Ben is the result of it cracking four months after opening.
1877 · Trial of Detectives

Age 22

The Trial of Detective, also known as the Turf Fraud Scandal, was a scandal involving 3 senior Scotland Yard detectives. It was a scam involving bets made on horse races. 

Name Meaning

English (very common in England, especially in the south Midlands, and in Wales) and German (especially northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In the U.S. this form has absorbed many patronymics and other derivatives of Adam in languages other than English. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Adams in household of Charles Bottrill, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Sarah Adams in household of William Adams, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Sarah Richards in household of Edward Richards, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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