Joseph Morton Crouch


Brief Life History of Joseph Morton

When Joseph Morton Crouch was born in 1829, in Wadhurst, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Crouch, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Fenner, was 38. He married Susanna Grainge in 1871, in Kent, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Canterbury, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1881. He died in 1895, at the age of 66.

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Joseph Morton Crouch
Susanna Grainge
Marriage: 1871

Sources (5)

  • Joseph Morton Crouch in household of George Thos Wilkinson, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Joseph Crouch, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Joseph Crouch, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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  • Marriage
    1871Kent, England, United Kingdom
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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (5)


    Age 1

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 4

    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

    Age 25

    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 (southeastern): from Middle English crouch(e), cruch(e) ‘cross’ (Old English crūc, ultimately from Latin crux, crucem; the Old English crūc was replaced in Middle English by the word cross, from Old Norse kross), applied as a topographic name for someone who lived by a cross.

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

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