Millicent Hardy

Alsop en le Dale, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Millicent

Millicent Hardy was born in 1802, in Alsop en le Dale, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. She married William Tipper on 18 March 1828, in Eaton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Kniveton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

William Tipper
Millicent Hardy
Marriage: 18 March 1828
Mary Tipper
Emma Tipper
William Tipper
Elizabeth Tipper
John Tipper

Spouse and Children

18 March 1828
Eaton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom


    Mary Tipper


    William Tipper


    Elizabeth Tipper



    Emma Tipper


World Events (8)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 6

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 13

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 31

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, Scottish, and French: nickname for a brave or foolhardy man, from Old French, Middle English hardi ‘bold’, ‘courageous’ (of Germanic origin; compare Hard 1).2 Irish: in addition to being an importation of the English name, this is also found as an Anglicized form (by partial translation) of Gaelic Mac Giolla Deacair ‘son of the hard lad’.3 Scottish: variant spelling of Hardie 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Melicent Tipper in household of William Tipper, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Melicent Tipper in household of William Tipper, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Millicent Hardy, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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