Phoebe Aldridge


Brief Life History of Phoebe

When Phoebe Aldridge was born in 1827, in Amwell by Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Benjamin Aldridge, was 31 and her mother, Phoebe England, was 28. She lived in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Aldridge
Phoebe England
Joseph Aldridge
Charles Aldridge
Phobe Alice
Phoebe Aldridge
Silas Aldridge
William Aldridge

Sources (4)

  • Phebe Aldridge dans le foyer de Benjamin Aldridge, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Phoebe Aldridge in household of Benjamin Aldridge, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Phoebe Aldridge, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 6

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.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 53

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

Name Meaning


from the Middle English personal names Alrich or Elrich and Aldrich or Eldrich, representing any one of three Old English personal names, Æthelrīc, Ælfrīc, and Ealdrīc, formed respectively from æthel- ‘noble’, ælf ‘elf, sprite’, and (e)ald ‘old, honored’ + rīc ‘ruler’.

habitational name from Aldridge (Staffordshire), Aldridge Grove in Hampden (Buckinghamshire), or from a similarly named unidentified place in the West Midlands, recorded in Domesday Book as Alrewic, from Old English alor ‘alder’ + wīc ‘specialized farmstead’.

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

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