Thomas Shorthouse

Tipton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Shorthouse was christened on 4 April 1819, in Tipton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Wiliam Shorthouse, was 37 and his mother, Phebe Wright, was 30. He married Sarah Jones on 9 August 1840. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Thomas Shorthouse
Sarah Jones
Marriage: 9 August 1840
Phebe Shorthouse

Spouse & Children

9 August 1840
Saint Thomas,Dudley,Worcester,England


  • Phebe Shorthouse


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World Events (7)


Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
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.
1854 · The Crimean War

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Shorthouse, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Thomas Shorthouse in household of Richard Jones, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Thomas Shorthouse in entry for Phoebe Shorthouse, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

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