Mary Gillard


Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Gillard was born in 1810, in Barrington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Gillard, was 38 and her mother, Mary Cox, was 38. She married Joseph Male on 27 March 1858, in Barrington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom.

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Sources (11)

  • Mary Gillard, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Mary Gillard, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Gillard in entry for Mary Gould Gillard, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"

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World Events (8)


Age 5

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 23

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.


Age 33

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Gillard, Jillard, with initial soft g (/dʒ/), a borrowing of Old French Gillard, a pet form of Gille (see Giles and 4 below). Alternatively, from the Middle English personal name Gillard which, with a hard g (/g/), would be from Old French Guilard, corresponding to the Norman form Willard .

English: sometimes perhaps an altered form of Gillett .

English: sometimes perhaps an altered form of Gerard (Middle English Girard) with r/l substitution.

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

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