John Bates

1824–24 March 1894
Newnham, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Bates was born in 1824, in Newnham, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Bates, was 31 and his mother, Frances, was 33. He married Eliza Leeson on 19 October 1848. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He was buried in Newnham, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Bates
Eliza Leeson
Marriage: 19 October 1848
Eliza Leeson Bates
Thomas Bates

Spouse and Children

19 October 1848


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Bates






    Frances Bates



    James Bates


    Mary Bates


    Harriot Bates


World Events (6)


Age 6

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 9

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 19

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Bate ( see Bartholomew ).2 Americanized form of German Betz . See also Betts .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Bates in household of Thomas Bates, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • John Bates, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • John Bates, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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