Jane Papworth

Female5 September 1830–1901

Brief Life History of Jane

When Jane Papworth was christened on 5 September 1830, in Oakington, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Papworth, was 11827 and her mother, Elizabeth Frances Clark, was 36. She married Robert Hepher on 15 November 1852, in Oakington, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Huntingdonshire, England in 1861 and Swavesey, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. She died in 1901, in St Ives, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Robert Hepher
Jane Papworth
Marriage: 15 November 1852
Elizabeth Eliza Hepher
Robert Richard Hepher
Samuel Hepher
Jane Alice Hepher
Sarah Jane Hepher
Alice Ann Hepher
Naomi Hepher
Harriet Hepher
Richard John Hepher
Frances Mary Hepher
James William Hepher
James William Hepher

Sources (28)

  • Jane Papworth in household of Rober Papworth, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Jane Hepker, "England, Cambridge Parish Registers, 1538-1983 "
  • Jane Hepher in household of Robert Hepher, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 November 1852Oakington, Cambridgeshire, England
  • Children (12)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (5)

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    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.


    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    1854 · The Crimean War

    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 (Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire): habitational name from Papworth Saint Agnes or Papworth Everard (Cambridgeshire), recorded as Pappeworda and Papeworth in 1086. The placename derives from the Old English personal name Pap(p)a + Old English worth ‘enclosure’.

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

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