Ann Dingle

Downgate, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Dingle was born in 1817, in Downgate, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Dingle, was 38 and her mother, Elizabeth Higman, was 30. She married James Dodridge in 1839, in Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Plymstock, Devon, England, United Kingdom for about 40 years and Chelson Meadow, Devon, England, United Kingdom in 1891.

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James Dodridge
Ann Dingle
Marriage: 1839
John Dingle Dodridge
Ann C Dodridge
Catherine Dodridge

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1839Devon, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 6
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 16
    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.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 37
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived in or near a dingle, a small wooded dell or hollow, sometimes with a stream running through it, from Middle English dingle (Old English dyngel or dyngle) ‘deep hollow, narrow valley or gully’. This name is sometimes confused with Dingley .Americanized form of German Dingel or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Ann Dodridge in household of Thomas Dodridge, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Ann Dodridge in household of James Dodridge, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
    • Ann Dingle, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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