Mary Tilley

1821–July 1889 (Age 68)
Everdon, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Tilley was born in 1821, in Everdon, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Tilley, was 22 and her mother, Mary Bird, was 32. She married John Mann on 19 April 1840, in Northampton Holy Sepulchre, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died in July 1889, in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

John Mann
Mary Tilley
Marriage: 19 April 1840
William Mann
Naomi Mann
Martha Mann
Mary Mann
Ann Mann
John Mann

Spouse and Children

    John Mann



19 April 1840
Northampton Holy Sepulchre, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom


    William Mann


    Naomi Mann





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Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 2

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

Age 12

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.

Age 22

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English:1. variant spelling of Tilly . 2. habitational name from Tilley in Shropshire, named from Old English telga ‘branch’, ‘bough’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. 3. occupational name for a husbandman, Middle English tilie (Old English tilia, a primary derivative of tilian ‘to till or cultivate’). 4. from the medieval female personal name Tilly, a pet form of Till .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Mann, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Mary Tilley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Mann in entry for William Mann, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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