Mary Ann Nichols

1850–
Wednesfield, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Nichols was born in 1850, in Wednesfield, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Nicholls, was 30 and her mother, Mary Ann Tomkys, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Henry Nicholls
1820–
Mary Ann Tomkys
1822–
Samuel Luke Nicholls
1847–
John Joseph Tomkes Nicholls
1848–
Henry Nicholls
1853–1923
Prudence Nicholls
1856–1891
Ann Maria Nicholls
1864–
Mary Ann Nichols
1850–
Elijah Nicholls
1859–
Thomas Nicholls
1862–
William Nicholls
1866–

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Nicholls

    Male1820–Male

    Mary Ann Tomkys

    Female1822–Female

siblings

(9)

    Samuel Luke Nicholls

    Male1847–Male

    John Joseph Tomkes Nicholls

    Male1848–Male

    Female1850–Female

    Henry Nicholls

    Male1853–1923Male

    Prudence Nicholls

    Female1856–1891Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 4

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 30

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 34

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English and Dutch: patronymic from Nichol .2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of any of various like-sounding Jewish names.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Am Nichols in household of Henry Nichols, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Ann Nicholson in entry for James, "England, Northumberland, Parish Registers, 1538-1950"
  • Mary Ann Nicholson in entry for James, "England, Northumberland, Parish Registers, 1538-1950"

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