Richard Bothams

23 July 1770–
Nafferton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Richard

When Richard Bothams was born on 23 July 1770, in Nafferton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Bothams, was 30 and his mother, Ann Alice Spanton, was 26.

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James Bothams
Ann Alice Spanton
Elizabeth Botham
Elizabeth Fairbotham
Mary Boulton
Richard Bothams
James Botham
Thomas Botham
John Botham
Matthew Botham
Matthew Botham
Judith Botham
Christopher Bothams or Bottoms

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World Events (6)


Age 45

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 51

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 63

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Bottom .

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

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  • Richard Bothams, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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