George Homewood

Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

George Homewood was born in 1826, in Surrey, England, United Kingdom as the son of George Homewood. He married Harriet Dadswell on 22 January 1853, in Rotherfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom.

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George Homewood
Harriet Dadswell
Marriage: 22 January 1853

Spouse & Children

  • Male1826–Male

  • Harriet Dadswell


22 January 1853
Rotherfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

Parents & Siblings

  • George Homewood




World Events (8)


Age 4

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 7

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 54

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

Name Meaning

English (Kent and Sussex): habitational name from any of various places of this name, in particular one in the parish of Perching, Sussex, recorded as Homwood in about 1280 ; there were others in Chailey and Forest Row in Sussex. All are probably named from Middle English home ‘homestead’, ‘manor’ + wode ‘wood’.

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

Sources (3)

  • George Homewood in entry for Arthur Homewood, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • George Homewood, "England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910"
  • George Homewood in entry for Arthur Homewood, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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