George Burton

Brief Life History of George

When George Burton was born on 18 May 1826, in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Burton, was 36 and his mother, Mary Jepson, was 36. He was buried in Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Burton
1789–1856
Mary Jepson
1789–1864
William Burton
1811–1814
Ann Burton
1811–1863
Mary Burton
1816–1887
Elizabeth Burton
1817–1889
Charlotte Burton
1820–1856
Martha Burton
1822–1895
John Burton
1823–
Emily Burton
1824–1825
Harriett Burton
1824–
George Burton
1826–1846
Henry Burton
1827–
Emily Burton
1828–1889
Sarah Burton
1830–1873

Sources (4)

  • George Burton in household of John Burton, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • George Burton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • George Burton, "England, Nottinghamshire, Church Records, 1578-1937"

World Events (3)

1830

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

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.

1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a placename that is very common in central and northern England. The derivation in most cases is from Old English burh ‘fort’ (see Burke ) + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.

French (northeastern): regional variant of Berton .

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

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