Sarah Slack

Femaleabout 1831–4 May 1913

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Slack was born about 1831, in Calver, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Job Slack, was 29 and her mother, Catherine Nix, was 29. She married George Hulley in December 1860, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Baslow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Bubnell, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years. She died on 4 May 1913, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

George Hulley
Sarah Slack
Marriage: December 1860
Elizabeth Hulley
Arthur Hulley
Kate or Catherine Hulley
George Henry Hulley

Sources (18)

  • Sarah Hulley, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Sarah Hulley in household of George Hulley, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Sarah Slack, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    December 1860Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (7)

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 2

    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 12

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    1854 · The Crimean War

    Age 23

    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 and Dutch: nickname for an idle person, from Middle Dutch slac, Middle English slak ‘lazy, careless, slow’ (Old English slæc).

    English: from Middle English slak ‘small shallow valley, hollow in the ground’ (Old Norse slakki). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived in or by a shallow valley or hollow, or habitational, for someone from any of numerous minor places so named, principally in Derbyshire, Yorkshire, and Lancashire.

    Americanized form of Slovenian Slak 1 and perhaps also of Czech Šlak (see Slak 2).

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

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