Margaret Elizabeth Codd

15 July 1863–
Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret Elizabeth

When Margaret Elizabeth Codd was born on 15 July 1863, in Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Abel Codd, was 21 and her mother, Sarah Jane Picton, was 26. She married Charles Davies on 28 November 1896, in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom. She lived in St Ishmael's, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1881 and Dale, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Charles Davies
Margaret Elizabeth Codd
Marriage: 28 November 1896

Spouse and Children

28 November 1896
Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 4

The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.

Age 21

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1900 · Strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry

Age 37

The strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry was the longest in Wales history, lasting from November 22, 1900 to 1903. When workers in the quarry were informed that union dues were no longer being collected, they started protesting.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of purses and bags, from Middle English cod ‘bag’.2 English: nickname for a man noted for his apparent sexual prowess, from cod(piece), in Tudor times the garment worn prominently over the male genitals.3 English: from Middle English cod, the fish (of uncertain origin, perhaps a transferred use of 1), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or seller of these fish, or possibly as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the fish in some way.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margret E Codd in household of Abel Codd, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Margaret Codd in household of Abel Codd, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Margaret Codd in household of Abel Codd, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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