Edmond Ransom

Brief Life History of Edmond

When Edmond Ransom was born in 1830, in Crowhurst, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Ransom, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Bett Dengate, was 28. He married Mary Mitchell about January 1866, in Battle, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Ashburnham, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Catsfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. He died on 7 April 1911, at the age of 81.

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Edmond Ransom
Mary Mitchell
Marriage: about January 1866
Alice Mitchell Ransom
Albert Ransom

Sources (13)

  • Edward Ranson, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Edmond Ransom, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Edward Ransom in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915

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Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

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

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


patronymic from the Middle English personal name Rand , a pet form of the personal name Randolf (see Randolph ), + -son.

perhaps a variant of Ramsden .

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

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