Richard Todd

1838–1893 (Age 55)
Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Richard

Richard Todd was born in 1838, in Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He had at least 1 son and 5 daughters with Mary Pool. He died in 1893, in Ulverston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 55.

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Richard Todd
Mary Pool
Margaret Grace Todd
Joseph James Todd
Mary Ellen Todd
Ann Agnes Todd
Sarah Sophia Todd
Susannah Todd

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World Events (7)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
Age 4
The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
Age 5
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War
Age 16
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.

Name Meaning

English (mainly northern) and Scottish: nickname for someone thought to resemble a fox, for example in cunning or slyness, or perhaps more obviously in having red hair, from northern Middle English tod(de) ‘fox’. Compare Todhunter , Todman . This name was brought to Ulster, Ireland, from Scotland in the 17th century.

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

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Sources (30)

  • Richard Todd, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Richard Todd, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Richard Todd in entry for Joseph James Todd, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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