Brief Life History of Edwina

Edwina was born in 1839, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Henry Taylor. She lived in Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861.

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Family Time Line

Henry Taylor
Maria Taylor
James William Taylor

Sources (6)

  • Edwina Taylor in household of Charles Griffiths, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Edwina in entry for Maria Taylor, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Henry and Edwena Taylor Family in the 1871 England Census

World Events (8)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.


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1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Name Meaning

19th-century coinage, representing a Latinate feminine form of Edwin or, in at least one case, of Edward . Edwina Ashley ( 1901–60 ), a descendant of Lord Shaftesbury who became the wife of Earl Mountbatten , was so named in honour of Edward VII ; the king had originally wished her to be called Edwardina.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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