Hannah Myers

1818–1870 (Age 52)
Calverley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Myers was born in 1818, in Calverley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Myers, was 29 and her mother, Mrs. John Myers, was 19. She married David Willman on 12 May 1839, in Calverley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Yorkshire West Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Bolton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died in 1870, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 52, and was buried in Baildon, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

David Willman
Hannah Myers
Marriage: 12 May 1839
Sarah Ann Wilman
William Wilman
Mary Ann Willman
John Wilman
Isaac M Willman
Edwin Wilman

Spouse and Children

12 May 1839
Calverley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


    Sarah Ann Wilman


    William Wilman



    John Wilman


    Isaac M Willman


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John Myers


    Mrs. John Myers





    Joseph Myers


World Events (6)

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 3

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

Age 5

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

Age 15

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.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Yorkshire): patronymic from Mayer 1, i.e. ‘son of the mayor’.2 English: patronymic from mire ‘physician’ ( see Myer 1).3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Midhir, probably a variant of Ó Meidhir ‘mayor’ ( see Mayer 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hanah Willman in household of John Myers, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Hannah Wilman in household of David Wilman, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Hannah Wilman, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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