Thomas Dive

1 January 1715–4 April 1722 (Age 7)
East Guldeford, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Dive was born on 1 January 1715, in East Guldeford, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Christopher Dive, was 47 and his mother, Sarah Pyall, was 43. He died on 4 April 1722, in East Guldeford, Sussex, England, at the age of 7, and was buried in East Guldeford, Sussex, England, United Kingdom.

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Christopher Dive
Sarah Pyall
Sarah Dive
Christopher Dive
Elizabeth Dive
Ann Dive
Judith Dive
Thomas Dive
Mary Dive

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World Events (1)

1720 · South Sea Bubble

Age 5

The South Sea Bubble Bill was passed by the House of Lords in 1720. This allowed the South Sea company to monopolize trade with South America. The company underwrote the English National Debt which promised 5% interest from the government. As shares rose exponentially, many companies were created and many fortunes were made. The stocks crashed and many people lost their money which caused them to become destitute overnight and suicide was common. Robert Walpole took charge of the South Sea Bubble Financial Crisis by dividing the national debt between the Bank of England, the Treasury, and the Sinking Fund.

Name Meaning

Indian (Gujarat); pronounced as da-way: Hindu (Brahman) name, from Sanskrit dvivedī ‘(one who has studied) two Vedas’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Thomas Dive, "England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910"
  • Thomas Dive, "England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910"

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