James Joad

9 April 1820–
Ickham, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Joad was born on 9 April 1820, in Ickham, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, Stephen Joad, was 48 and his mother, Charlotte Burrows, was 32.

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Stephen Joad
Charlotte Burrows
William Joad
James Joad
Mark Joad
David Thomas Joad
Charles Joad
Edwin Joad
Edmund Joad

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 13

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.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 34

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.

Name Meaning

The scriptural name Joash has been translated as "God is gatherer."

Sources (3)

  • James Joad, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • James Joad in household of Stephen Joad, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Joad, "England, Kent, Canterbury Parish Registers, 1538-1986"

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