Harriett Oakley

Female15 April 1812–

Brief Life History of Harriett

Harriett Oakley was christened on 15 April 1812, in Blandford Forum, Dorset, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Thomas Oakley and Sarah.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Oakley
Sarah
Harriett Oakley
1812–
Henry Oakley
1812–
Charles Long Oakley
1814–

Sources (3)

  • Harriett Oakley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Harriot Oakly, "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936"
  • Harriett Oakley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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Siblings (3)

World Events (3)

1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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.

Name Meaning

English (mainly West Midlands): habitational name from any of numerous places called Oakley, Oakle, or Oakleigh, in Bedfordshire, Essex, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent, Somerset, Suffolk, or Wiltshire. The placenames derive from Old English āc ‘oak’ + lēah ‘open woodland’.

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

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