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
1827–1901
Jane Papworth
1830–1901
Marriage: 15 November 1852
Elizabeth Eliza Hepher
1853–1933
Robert Richard Hepher
1855–1940
Samuel Hepher
1858–1932
Jane Alice Hepher
1860–1862
Sarah Jane Hepher
1864–1954
Alice Ann Hepher
1866–1939
Naomi Hepher
1866–1954
Harriet Hepher
1869–1870
Richard John Hepher
1870–
Frances Mary Hepher
1872–
James William Hepher
1875–1875
James William Hepher
1876–

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.

    1843

    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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