Thomas Gaskell

Disley, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

Thomas Gaskell was born in 1812, in Disley, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom. He married Elisabeth Ardern from January 1860 to December 1860, in Stockport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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Thomas Gaskell
Elisabeth Ardern
Marriage: from January 1860 to December 1860
Esther Ann Gaskell

Spouse and Children

from January 1860 to December 1860
Stockport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom


World Events (8)


Age 3

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 21

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 31

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Gaskill .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thos Gaskill in household of Robt Bagshaw, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Thos Gaskill, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Thomas Gaskell in entry for Esther Ann Gaskell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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