Edwin Hocken


Brief Life History of Edwin

When Edwin Hocken was born in 1832, in Southwark, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Secombe Hocken, was 37 and his mother, Catherine Crowel, was 34. He lived in Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Saint George the Martyr Holborn, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died in 1891, in Southwark, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 59.

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Edwin Hocken
Mrs Mary A Hockin

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  • Edwin Hockin, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Edwin Hocken in household of Edward Hocken, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 1

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 11

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 22

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

English: see Hockin .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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