Thomas Birt

31 January 1808–
Painswick, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

Thomas Birt was christened on 31 January 1808, in Painswick, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Joseph Birt and Mary.

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Joseph Birt
Thomas Birt
Samuel Birt
Joseph Birt
Nathaniel James Birt
Helen Birt

Parents and Siblings






World Events (3)


The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Burt .2 German: habitational name for someone from any of several places in the Rhineland named Birth or Birten.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Thos Birt, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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