Sarah Sherwood

about March 1856–
Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Sherwood was born about March 1856, in Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Lucas Sherwood, was 36 and her mother, Lucy Vorley, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Lucas Sherwood
1820–1890
Lucy Vorley
1820–1904
Hephzibah Sherwood
1843–1924
Josiah Sherwood
1845–1910
Caroline Sherwood
1853–1921
Sarah Sherwood
1856–
William Vorley Sherwood
1860–1863
Mary Ann Sherwood
1850–

Parents and Siblings

    Lucas Sherwood

    Male1820–1890Male

    Lucy Vorley

    Female1820–1904Female

siblings

(6)

    Hephzibah Sherwood

    Female1843–1924Female

    Josiah Sherwood

    Male1845–1910Male

    Mary Ann Sherwood

    Female1850–Female

    Caroline Sherwood

    Female1853–1921Female

    Female1856–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 24

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 28

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 48

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire, around which once stood the famous Sherwood Forest. The place is so called from Old English scīr ‘shire’ or scīr ‘bright’ + wudu ‘wood’.2 Americanized form of some Jewish name.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Sarah Sherwood in household of Lucas Sherwood, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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