John Nunn

1821–1867 (Age 46)
Stowupland, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Nunn was born in 1821, in Stowupland, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Nunn, was 30 and his mother, Rebecca Corbould, was 25. He married Thriza Rice in October 1846, in Stow, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1867, in Old Newton, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 46, and was buried in Old Newton, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom.

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John Nunn
Thriza Rice
Marriage: October 1846

Spouse and Children

October 1846
Stow, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    John Nunn


    Rebecca Corbould




    Harriott Nunn


    Harriet Nunn


    James Nunn



    Mary Nunn


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World Events (4)


Age 2

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
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.

Age 22

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly East Anglia): nickname for a pious and demure man, or an occupational name for someone who worked at a convent, from Middle English nunn ‘nun’ (Old English nunne, from Latin nonna, originally a respectful term of address for an elderly woman. The Latin word probably originated as a nursery term).2 German: from an Old High German personal name Nunno, said to be a nursery word.

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

Sources (2)

  • John Nunn, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • John Nunn, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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