Caroline Pattenden

Brief Life History of Caroline

When Caroline Pattenden was born in 1827, in East Grinstead, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Pattenden, was 41 and her mother, Lucy Langridge, was 36. She married Edward Marchant on 11 October 1846, in Worth, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Worth, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died in 1872, in Chiddingstone, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 45, and was buried in Chiddingstone, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

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Edward Marchant
Caroline Pattenden
Marriage: 11 October 1846
Amelia Ann Marchant
Edward Marchant
Caroline Marchant
Amelia Marchant
Richard Marchant
James Marchant
Elizabeth Marchant
William John Marchant
Alice Marchant

Sources (35)

  • Caroline Pattenden in household of Michael Hall, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Caroline Pattenden, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Caroline Pattenden, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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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.

Name Meaning

English: locative name from Pattenden in Goudhurst (Kent) or Great and Little Pattenden in Marden (Kent). The place-names probably derive from an Old English personal name * Peat(t)a (genitive * Peat(t)an) + Old English denn ‘pasture’.

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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