Elizabeth Eardley


Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Eardley was born in 1833, in England, United Kingdom, her father, Nathaniel Eardley, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Abbotts, was 18.

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Nathaniel Eardley
Sarah Abbotts
Eli Eardley
Elizabeth Eardley
Jane Eardley
Thomas Eardley
Sarah Eardley
Eliza Eardley

Sources (4)

  • Elizabeth Eardley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth Eardley, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Elizabeth Eardley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 0

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 10

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 47

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

Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire): habitational name from Eardley Hall in Audley, Stafforshire.

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

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