Elizabeth Perry

from 1822 to 1826–
Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Perry was born from 1822 to 1826, in Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Perry, was 40 and her mother, Sophia Cooper, was 34. She lived in Bruton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Family Time Line

Charles Perry
1786–1853
Sophia Cooper
1792–1875
Jane Perry
1817–1903
Anne Perry
1819–1893
James Perry
1820–
Elizabeth Perry
1822–
Sarah Perry
1823–1904
Samuel Perry
1830–1870
William Perry
1832–
Henry Charles Perry
1835–
Mary Ann Perry
1837–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1786–1853Male

    Sophia Cooper

    Female1792–1875Female

siblings

(9)

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World Events (8)

1823

Age 1

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 11

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 32

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

1 Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Herry ‘son of Herry’, a variant of Harry ( see Harris ).2 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a pear tree, Middle English per(r)ie (Old English pyrige, a derivative of pere ‘pear’). This surname and a number of variants have been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Perry in household of Charles Perry, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Elizabeth Perry, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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