Benjamin Astin

1829–
Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Astin was born in 1829, in Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Astin, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Wilson, was 40.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Astin
1785–
Elizabeth Wilson
1789–
Mary Astin
1811–1856
Henry Astin
1813–
Thomas Astin
1815–
John Astin
1817–
George Astin
1821–
William Astin
1823–
Maria Astin
1825–
Susannah Astin
1827–1829
Benjamin Astin
1829–
Elizabeth Asten
1831–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1830

Age 1

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 13

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.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 49

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Name Meaning

English: from a reduced form of the Anglo-Norman French personal name Asketin, a diminutive of Old Norse Ásketill, composed of the elements áss ‘god’ + ketill ‘kettle’, ‘helmet’ ( see Haskell , Askin ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Benjamin Astin, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"

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