John Wookey

23 November 1829–1913
West Harptree, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Wookey was christened on 23 November 1829, in West Harptree, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Wookey, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Lane, was 25. He married Charlotte Voules on 23 December 1856, in West Harptree, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1913, in Clutton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 84.

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John Wookey
Charlotte Voules
Marriage: 23 December 1856
Emily Maria Wookey
George Wookey
Frank John Wookey

Spouse and Children

23 December 1856
West Harptree, Somerset, England, United Kingdom


    Emily Maria Wookey


    George Wookey


    Frank John Wookey


Parents and Siblings



World Events (7)


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.
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.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: John Wookey - Government record: death: 1913; Clutton, Somersetshire, England

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