James R Farrow

about 1827–about 1900 (Age 73)
Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James R

When James R Farrow was born about 1827, in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, Matthew Farrow, was 28 and his mother, Lydia Battledore, was 26. He married Rebecca Pitchers on 13 February 1869, in Hackford, Norfolk, England. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Hackford, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died about 1900, at the age of 73.

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James R Farrow
Rebecca Pitchers
Marriage: 13 February 1869
Hannah Farrow

Spouse and Children

13 February 1869
Hackford, Norfolk, England


    Hannah Farrow


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (5)


Age 3

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

Age 6

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.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 27

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.

Name Meaning

Northern English: hypercorrected form of Farrar , occupational name for a smith or worker in iron. The original -ar or -er ending of this name came to be regarded as an error, and was changed to -ow.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Farrer in household of Matthew Farrer, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • James Farrow, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • James Farrow, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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