william tell

about 1812–
West Allington, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of william

william tell was born about 1812, in West Allington, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. He married charlotte dalton on 16 August 1832, in West Allington, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.

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william tell
charlotte dalton
Marriage: 16 August 1832

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16 August 1832
West Allington, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

World Events (3)


Age 3

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 11

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

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 North German: from a pet form of Dietrich .2 South German: topographic name from Middle High German telle ‘gorge’, ‘depression’. The name of the Swiss hero Wilhelm Tell has not been explained.3 North German (mainly Westphalia): topographic name from Middle Low German telg(e) ‘branch’, ‘twig’, ‘undergrowth’.

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

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