Lucy Wright

1823–1915 (Age 92)
Margaretting, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Lucy

When Lucy Wright was born in 1823, in Margaretting, Essex, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Wright, was 31 and her mother, Martha Patsey McLaughlin, was 33. She married Joseph Farrow on 11 June 1842, in Markshall, Essex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Ramsden Bellhouse, Essex, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Ware, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. She died in 1915, in Stock, Essex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Lucy Wright
Joseph Farrow
Marriage: 11 June 1842
Henry Farrow
Amelia Farrow
Mary Ann Farrow
Eliza Farrow
George Farrow
William Farrow
Emma Farrow
Charlotte Farrow
James Farrow
Robert Farrow
Charles Edwin Farrow

Spouse & Children

11 June 1842
Markshall, Essex, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (7)


Age 0

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

Age 10

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 31

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

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lucy Farrow in household of Joseph Farrow, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Lucey Furrow in household of Joseph Furrow, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Lucey Farrow in household of Joseph Farrow, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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