Richard Partington

6 July 1828–15 September 1857 (Age 29)
Royton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Richard

When Richard Partington was born on 6 July 1828, in Royton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joshua Partington, was 29 and his mother, Mary Ann Johnson, was 22. He married Mary Ann Stafford on 9 May 1847, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Adams, Mississippi, United States in 1850. He died on 15 September 1857, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Partington
Mary Ann Stafford
Marriage: 9 May 1847
James Partington
Scholes Partington
Mary Hannah Partington
Sarah Ann Partington

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 May 1847Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 2
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 5
    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.
    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 14
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Greater Manchester (formerly in Cheshire) called Partington, from Old English Peartingtūn ‘settlement (tūn) associated with Pearta’, a personal name not independently recorded.

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

    Sources (20)

    • Richard Partington in household of Joshua Partington, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • 1922 Richard Partington in entry for Sarah Ann Partington Curtis, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Richard Partington in household of Wm Mcalroy, "United States Census, 1850"

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