Mary Astin

9 March 1839–
Stanley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Astin was born on 9 March 1839, in Stanley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Astin, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Fielding, was 42. She married Peter Laycock on 23 November 1861. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Habergham Eaves, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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Peter Laycock
Mary Astin
Marriage: 23 November 1861
Mary Elizabeth Laycock
William Laycock
Arthur Laycock

Spouse and Children

23 November 1861


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 3

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

Age 4

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 39

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Name Meaning

English: from a reduced form of the Anglo-Norman French personal name Asketin, a diminutive of Old Norse Ásketill, composed of the elements áss ‘god’ + ketill ‘kettle’, ‘helmet’ ( see Haskell , Askin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Laycock, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Mary Laycock in household of Peter Laycock, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Mary Aston in household of Elizabeth Aston, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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