John Chick

10 November 1833–
Kingston St Mary, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Chick was christened on 10 November 1833, in Kingston St Mary, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Chick, was 27 and his mother, Caroline Landry, was 28. He lived in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Henry Chick
Caroline Landry
John Chick

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English:1. from Middle English chike ‘young fowl’ (a shortened form of chiken), applied as a metonymic occupational name for someone who bred poultry for the table, or as a nickname from the same word used as a term of endearment. 2. variant of Cheek .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Chick in household of Henry Murch, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • John Chick, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John Chick, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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