Margaret Dobson

Brief Life History of Margaret

When Margaret Dobson was born on 10 September 1829, in Lamesley, Durham, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Dobson, was 43 and her mother, Isabella Grey, was 45. She married David Lindsay on 29 November 1851, in Houghton-le-Spring, Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Washington, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Hunwick, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died on 2 September 1901, in Seaham, Durham, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

David Lindsay
Margaret Dobson
Marriage: 29 November 1851
John Lindsey
George Lindsay
James Lindsey
David Lindsay
Isabella Lindsay
Robert William Lindsay
Thomas Lindsay
James Lindsay
Margaret Lindsay

Sources (18)

  • Margaret Dobson in household of George Dobson, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Margaret Dobson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Margaret Dobson, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

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

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

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Dob(b), a rhyming pet form of Robert (see Dobbe ), + -son.

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

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