George Heath

1835–
Hockerton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Heath was born in 1835, in Hockerton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Heath, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Spowage, was 22. He married Ann Singleton about 1860, in Staveley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

George Heath
1835–
Ann Singleton
1838–1915
Marriage: about 1860
William J. Heath
1865–1947
Arthur Heath
1866–
Maria Marian Haynes Heath
1872–

Spouse and Children

    Male1835–Male

    Ann Singleton

    Female1838–1915Female

MARRIAGE
about 1860
Staveley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

    Male1865–1947Male

    Arthur Heath

    Male1866–Male

    Maria Marian Haynes Heath

    Female1872–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1843

Age 8

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 19

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 45

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

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on a heath (Middle English hethe, Old English hǣð) or a habitational name from any of the numerous places, for example in Bedfordshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, and West Yorkshire, named with this word. The same word also denoted heather, the characteristic plant of heathland areas. This surname has also been established in Dublin since the late 16th century.

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

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