Peter Rootes

26 March 1826–
Beckley, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Peter

When Peter Rootes was born on 26 March 1826, in Beckley, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Rootes, was 30 and his mother, Margaretta Bowlin, was 25. He had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Charlotte. He lived in Hawkhurst, Kent, England in 1871 and Hawkhurst, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Peter Rootes
Eliza Roots
James Rootes
Alphonse G Roots
Alfred Charles Rootes
Emily Stredwick Rootes
Emily Rootes
Edward Harry Rootes

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World Events (8)


Age 4

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

Age 7

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 54

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

Name Meaning

English: variant of Roots .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Peter Rootes in household of James Rootes, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Peter Rootes, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Peter Roots, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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