John Plowman

1836–
Kimbolton, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Plowman was born in 1836, in Kimbolton, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Plowman, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Wright, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Henry Plowman
1811–
Elizabeth Wright
1809–
John Plowman
1836–
Catharine Plowman
1838–
Daniel Plowman
1843–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1811–Male

    Elizabeth Wright

    Female1809–Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1843

Age 7

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 18

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

Age 44

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

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for a plowwright or plowman, from late Old English plōh ‘plow’ + mann ‘man’.

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

Sources (2)

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

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