Thomas Hewer

from 1819 to 1823–30 March 1852 (Age 33)
Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Hewer was born from 1819 to 1823, in Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Francis Hewer, was 39 and his mother, Ursula Harding, was 41. He died on 30 March 1852, in Highworth, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 33, and was buried in Highworth, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Francis Hewer
Ursula Harding
Ursula Hewer
Jeremiah Hewer
George Hewer
John Hewer
Elizabeth Hewer
Robert Harding Hewer
Francis Hewer
Thomas Hewer
Susannah Hewer

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World Events (4)


Age 4

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Age 11

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 14

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 South German: generally a variant of Hauer , but in some cases an occupational name from Middle High German heie ‘ranger’, ‘guard’.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named in the Oslofjord region. The place name is from the plural of Old Norse heiðr ‘heath’, ‘moor’.3 Dutch and German: variant of Heyer 3–5.

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

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  • Thomas Hewer in household of Francis Hewer, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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