Robert Bewick

15 January 1809–
Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Bewick was born on 15 January 1809, in Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Bewick, was 25 and his mother, Ursula Smart, was 21. He married Mary Waddell on 30 November 1832, in Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in All Saints, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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Family Time Line

Robert Bewick
1809–
Mary Waddell
1811–
Marriage: 30 November 1832
Ralph Bewick
1836–
Elizabeth Bewick
1839–
Martin Bewick
1841–
Robert Bewick
1844–
Frances Bewick
1846–
Thomas John Bewick
1849–1909
William Bewick
1854–1921

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 November 1832
Durham, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Bewick

    Male1784–1828Male

    Female1788–Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1815

Age 6

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 24

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

Age 34

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from places in Northumberland and East Yorkshire named Bewick, from Old English bēo ‘bee’ + wīc ‘outlying farm’, hence an outlying station for the production of honey.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Bewick, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Robert Bewick, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Robert Bewick, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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