Mary Ann Holmes

11 September 1831–
Crostwick, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Holmes was christened on 11 September 1831, in Crostwick, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Holmes, was 24 and her mother, Phebe Goose, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Robert Holmes
1807–
Phebe Goose
1805–1877
Elizabeth Holmes
1827–
William Holmes
1828–1907
Mary Ann Holmes
1831–
Robert Holmes
1833–
Henry Holmes
1834–1835
John Holmes
1835–
Charlotte Holmes
1836–

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World Events (3)

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.
1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1884

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly central and northern England): variant of Holme .2 Scottish: probably a habitational name from Holmes near Dundonald, or from a place so called in the barony of Inchestuir.3 Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thomáis, Mac Thómais ( see McComb ). In part of western Ireland, Holmes is a variant of Cavish (from Gaelic Mac Thámhais, another patronymic from Thomas ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Ann Holmes, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Robert Holmes in entry for Mary Ann Holmes, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Ann Holmes -

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