William Boothroyd

1824–
Thirstin, Honley, England

The Life of William

When William Boothroyd was born in 1824, his father, David Boothroyd, was 35 and his mother, Mary Bates, was 32. He lived in Honley with Brockholes, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Family Time Line

David Boothroyd
1789–1861
Mary Bates
1792–1861
Luke Boothroyd
1819–1820
Nathan Boothroyd
1819–1842
Benjamin Boothroyd
1821–1901
Edward Botheroyd
1822–
Jabez Boothroyd
1823–1828
William Boothroyd
1824–
Thomas Boothroyd
1826–1893
Joseph Boothroyd
1827–1827
Elliot Boothroyd
1828–1833
Mary Boothroyd
1829–
Allen Boothroyde
1835–1902
Ann Boothroyd
1838–
Cameron Boothroyd
1839–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

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World Events (8)

1830

Age 6

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

Age 9

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.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 39

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire named Boothroyd, from northern Middle English both(e) ‘hut’, ‘shed’ + royd ‘clearing’.

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

Sources (3)

  • William Bootheroyd in household of David Bootheroyd, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Willm Boothroyd, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Boothroyd, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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