Samuel Tompkinson

England, United Kingdom

The Life of Samuel

Samuel Tompkinson was born about 1823, in England, United Kingdom. He had at least 3 sons with Zillah Ward.

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Samuel Tompkinson
Zillah Ward
Samuel Tompkinson
Samuel Tompkinson
Harry B Tomkinson

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World Events (8)


Age 0

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 10

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.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Thomas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Tompkinson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Samuel Tomkinson in entry for Samuel Tomkinson, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • Samuel in entry for Samuel Tomkinson and Catherine Carmichael, "Canada Marriages, 1661-1949"

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