George Ladd

Brief Life History of George

When George Ladd was born in 1832, in Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Ladds, was 44 and his mother, Ann Topham, was 44. He lived in Hungerford, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Ellington, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Family Time Line

William Ladds
1788–
Ann Topham
1788–
James Ladds
1816–1895
Jane Ladds
1826–1892
William Ladd
1829–
George Ladd
1832–
Ann Ladd
1835–

Sources (2)

  • George Ladds in household of William Ladds, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • George Ladd in household of Jane Ladd, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

World Events (8)

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.

1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English lad(de) ‘lad’, of obscure origin, used as an occupational name for a young male attendant, a servant, a status name for a man of low birth, or a nickname for a rogue or ruffian.

History: Most American bearers of this name trace their ancestry to Daniel Ladd, who emigrated from London to Ipswich, MA, in 1634.

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

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