Martha Parkinson

Female20 May 1811–

Brief Life History of Martha

When Martha Parkinson was born on 20 May 1811, in Quorn, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Parkinson, was 35 and her mother, Martha Chapman, was 35. She married Charles Marson on 18 February 1833, in Quorn, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Charles Marson
Martha Parkinson
Marriage: 18 February 1833
Thomas Marson

Sources (5)

  • Martha Parkinson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Martha Parkinson, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Martha Parkinson, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 February 1833Quorn, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 22

    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.


    Age 32

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly northern): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Parkin + -son. This surname has been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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

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