Philadelphia Vazey Cossam

1836–1892 (Age 56)
Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Philadelphia Vazey

When Philadelphia Vazey Cossam was born in 1836, her father, Henry Dine, was 43 and her mother, Caroline Cossam, was 41. She married Henry Hughes on 29 January 1861, in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in 1892, in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Henry Hughes
Philadelphia Vazey Cossam
Marriage: 29 January 1861
Lucy Ford Cosham

Spouse and Children

29 January 1861
Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom


    Lucy Ford Cosham


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (4)


Age 7

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 18

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 44

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Phillis Hughes in household of Henry Hughes, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Philadelphia Hughes in household of Henry Hughes, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Philidelphia Cosham in entry for Lucy Ford Cosham, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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