Andrew Gurr

1 April 1827–
Warbleton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Gurr was christened on 1 April 1827, in Warbleton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Gurr, was 27 and his mother, Fanny Avard, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Henry Gurr
1800–
Fanny Avard
1801–1899
Henry Gurr
1820–
Jane Gurr
1822–
Thomas Gurr
1824–1917
Andrew Gurr
1827–
Mary Gurr
1827–
Mary Gurr
1827–
William Gurr
1830–
Charlotte Gurr
1833–
David Gurr
1834–
James Gurr
1838–
Sarah Gurr
1840–
Fanny Gurr
1845–

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World Events (3)

1830

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

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.
1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

German: derisive nickname for a useless person or a wicked woman, from Middle High German gurre ‘bad mare’

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

Sources (3)

  • Andrew, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Andrew Gurr, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Andrew Gurr, "England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910"

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