Harriet Millward

about 1818–
Alstonfield, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Harriet

Harriet Millward was born about 1818, in Alstonfield, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Francis Millward. She married James Ward on 29 September 1838, in Alstonfield, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Fawfieldhead, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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Family Time Line

James Ward
1818–
Harriet Millward
1818–
Marriage: 29 September 1838
Sarah Ward
1840–
Jones Ward
1851–
Richard Ward
1854–
Harriet Ward
1857–
Francis Ward
1859–
Herbert Ward
1862–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 September 1838
Alstonfield, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(6)

    Sarah Ward

    Female1840–Female

    Jones Ward

    Male1851–Male

    Richard Ward

    Male1854–Male

    Harriet Ward

    Female1857–Female

    Francis Ward

    Male1859–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Francis Millward

    MaleMale

siblings

(1)

World Events (7)

1823

Age 5

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 15

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.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 36

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 (chiefly West Midlands): occupational name for someone in charge of a mill, from Old English mylen ‘mill’ + weard ‘guardian’. In southern England and the West Midlands this was a standard medieval term for a miller. Compare Miller .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harriet Ward in household of James Ward, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Harriet Ward in household of James Ward, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Harriet Ward in household of James Ward, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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