Ann Parris

1815–1895 (Age 80)
Hellingly, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Parris was born on 3 February 1815, in Hellingly, Sussex, England, her father, Edmund Parris, was 35 and her mother, Henrietta Gouldsmith, was 29. She married David Rooke in 1851, in Lewes, Sussex, England. She lived in Spithurst, Sussex, England, United Kingdom for about 40 years. She died on 1 June 1895, in Uckfield, Sussex, England, at the age of 80.

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Ann Parris
David Rooke
Marriage: 1851

Spouse & Children

Lewes, Sussex, England

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World Events (6)


Age 8

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

Age 18

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.

Age 28

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English (Kent): variant of Parrish .2 French: variant of Paris 1.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ann Mepham, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Ann Mepham in household of John Mepham, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Ann Rooke, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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