George Trowbridge

1830–
Bower Chalke, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Trowbridge was born in 1830, in Bower Chalke, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Trowbridge, was 30 and his mother, Mary Burton, was 27. He lived in Bower Chalke, Wiltshire, England in 1861.

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Family Time Line

James Trowbridge
1800–1864
Mary Burton
1803–1887
Lot Trowbridge
1824–
Jane Trowbridge
1825–1825
John Trowbridge
1827–1900
George Trowbridge
1830–
Ann Maria Trowbridge
1831–
Joseph Trowbridge
1833–1833
Charles Trowbridge
1834–1874
Susan Trowbridge
1835–
Elisha Trowbridge
1837–1838
Elisha Trowbridge
1839–1919
Mary Trowbridge
1844–
James Trowbridge
1847–

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1800–1864Male

  • Mary Burton

    Female1803–1887Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1830

Age 0

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 3

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 50

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Trowbridge in Wiltshire, named from Old English trēow ‘tree’ + brycg ‘bridge’; the name probably referred to a felled trunk serving as a rough-and-ready bridge.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • George Trowbridge in household of James Trowbridge, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • George Troubridge in household of James Troubridge, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • George Trobridge in household of James Trobridge, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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