George Stoddart


The Life of George

When George Stoddart was born in 1818, his father, John Stoddart, was 36 and his mother, Mary Carruthers, was 36. He married Elizabeth Laytham on 15 February 1857, in Lancaster, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Kendal, Westmorland, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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George Stoddart
Elizabeth Laytham
Marriage: 15 February 1857
Sarah Ann Stoddart
Fanny Stoddart

Spouse and Children

15 February 1857
Lancaster, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (7)


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 (Northumbria) and Scottish: variant of Stoddard .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George Stoddart, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • George Stoddart, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • George Stoddart in entry for George Lane and Fanny Stoddart, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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