Henry Chapman

1821–
East Grinstead, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

Henry Chapman was born in 1821, in East Grinstead, Sussex, England, United Kingdom.

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1823

Age 2

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1830

Age 9

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 12

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: occupational name for a merchant or trader, Middle English chapman, Old English cēapmann, a compound of cēap ‘barter’, ‘bargain’, ‘price’, ‘property’ + mann ‘man’.

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

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  • Henry Chapman, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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