Edward Edwin Mariner Wright

4 November 1825–
Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edward Edwin Mariner

When Edward Edwin Mariner Wright was born on 4 November 1825, in Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Wright, was 31 and his mother, Susanna Dorman, was 30. He married Eliza Howes on 17 January 1850, in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Suffolk, England, United Kingdom in 1850 and Monewden, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He was buried in At Sea.

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Family Time Line

Edward Edwin Mariner Wright
1825–
Eliza Howes
1829–1879
Marriage: 17 January 1850
Eliza Wright
1849–1938
Lilly Selina Wright
1851–1918
Alice Susanna Wright
1856–1857
Ellen Wright
1859–1933

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 January 1850
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    John Wright

    Male1794–Male

    Susanna Dorman

    Female1795–Female

siblings

(12)

    Rose Wright

    Female1812–Female

    John Wright

    Male1815–Male

    George Wright

    Male1816–Male

    Mary Ann Wright

    Female1818–1822Female

    Samuel Wright

    Male1820–1849Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1830

Age 5

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

Age 8

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 55

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

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: occupational name for a maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Old English wyrhta, wryhta ‘craftsman’ (a derivative of wyrcan ‘to work or make’). The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright ), but when used in isolation it generally referred to a builder of windmills or watermills.2 Common New England Americanized form of French Le Droit, a nickname for an upright person, a man of probity, from Old French droit ‘right’, in which there has been confusion between the homophones right and wright.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Wright, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • John Wright, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Wright in entry for Ellen Wright Rasmussen, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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