William Cracroft

24 November 1829–6 December 1835 (Age 6)
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Cracroft was born on 24 November 1829, in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Cracroft, was 16 and his mother, Mary, was 23. He died on 6 December 1835, in his hometown, at the age of 6, and was buried in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Edward Cracroft
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World Events (2)

Age 1
Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
Age 4
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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Craycraft .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Craycroft, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • William Craycroft, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Craycroft, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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