Sarah Sykes

January 1850–
Abbots Ripton, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Sykes was born in January 1850, in Abbots Ripton, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, David Sykes, was 25 and her mother, Charlotte Read, was 24. She married Charles Dent on 8 October 1871, in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Great Staughton, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861.

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Family Time Line

Charles Dent
1847–
Sarah Sykes
1850–
Marriage: 8 October 1871

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 October 1871
St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 4

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 30

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 34

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived by a stream in a marsh or in a hollow, from Middle English syke ‘marshy stream’, ‘damp gully’, or a habitational name from one of the places named with this word, in Lancashire and West Yorkshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Sykes in household of David Sykes, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Sarah Sykes in household of David Sykes, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Sarah Sykes, "England, Huntingdonshire Parish Registers"

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