Richard Herniman

Brief Life History of Richard

When Richard Herniman was christened on 11 December 1808, in Molland, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Herniman, was 35 and his mother, Rebecca Bale, was 37.

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Richard Herniman
Rebecca Bale
Elizabeth Herniman
Robert Herniman
Richard Herniman
George Herniman
Henry Herniman
James Herniman

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  • Richard Hernaman, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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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

English: locative name for a ‘dweller (in a) nook or corner of land’, from Middle English herne, hirne, or hurne + man. See also Hearn .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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