Maria Saunders

17 September 1825–
Clifton on Teme, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Maria

When Maria Saunders was christened on 17 September 1825, in Clifton on Teme, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Benjamin Saunders, was 55 and her mother, Sarah Sweetman, was 53.

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Benjamin Saunders
Sarah Sweetman
Eliza Marion Saunders
Maria Saunders
Anna Saunders

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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.

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the medieval personal name Saunder, reduced vernacular form of Alexander .

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

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