Mary Ratcliffe

31 December 1812–27 April 1892
Preston, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Ratcliffe was born on 31 December 1812, in Preston, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Ratcliffe, was 21 and her mother, Mary Prett, was 20. She married George Twyman on 14 June 1834, in Ash, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Ash, Kent, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years and Worth, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1891. She was buried in Ashford, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

George Twyman
1810–1888
Mary Ratcliffe
1812–1892
Marriage: 14 June 1834
James Twyman
1835–1911
Marianne Twyman
1837–
Twyman
1838–1838
Charlotte Twyman
1840–1930
George Twyman
1841–
Sarah Twyman
1843–
Twyman
1845–1845
Eliza Twyman
1846–1870
Harriet Twyman
1848–1919
William Twyman
1849–
Frederick Twyman
1851–1913
Twyman
1853–1853
Thomas Twyman
1854–
Twyman
1857–1857

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 June 1834
Ash, Kent, England, United Kingdom
children

(14)

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Parents and Siblings

    William Ratcliffe

    Male1791–1866Male

    Mary Prett

    Female1792–1857Female

siblings

(11)

    Bethia Ratcliffe

    Female1811–Female

    Female1812–1892Female

    Sarah Ratcliffe

    Female1814–Female

    John Ratcliffe

    Male1816–Male

    Charlotte Ratcliffe

    Female1819–Female

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1815

Age 3

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 11

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Ratcliff .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Twiman in household of George Twiman, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Twiman in household of George Twiman, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Twyman in household of James Twyman, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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