Jabez Ashby

Exning, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jabez

When Jabez Ashby was christened on 17 September 1826, in Exning, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Butler Ashby, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Hammond, was 30. He died in October 1849, in Newmarket, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 23.

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James Butler Ashby
Elizabeth Hammond
Kezia Ashby
Robert Ashby
James Ashby
Jabez Ashby
George Ashby
Samuel Ashby
David Ashby
Elizabeth Ashby

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World Events (3)


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.

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in northern and eastern England called Ashby, from Old Norse askr ‘ash’ or the Old Norse personal name Aski + býr ‘farm’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jabez Ashby in household of James Ashby, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Javis Ashby, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Javis Ashby, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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