George Trowbridge

1800–
Broad Chalke, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Trowbridge was born on 7 April 1800, in Broad Chalke, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Trowbridge, was 44 and his mother, Sarah Butt, was 40.

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Family Time Line

William Trowbridge
1756–
Sarah Butt
1760–1838
Lucy Trowbridge
1782–
John Trowbridge
1784–
Maria Trowbridge
1785–
Mary Trowbridge
1785–
Ann Trowbridge
1787–1827
Thomas Trowbridge
1791–
William Trowbridge
1792–
Maria Trowbridge
1794–
Elias Trowbridge
1796–1855
Mary Butt Trowbridge
1798–
George Trowbridge
1800–

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 1

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 15

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 33

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

English: habitational name from Trowbridge in Wiltshire, named from Old English trēow ‘tree’ + brycg ‘bridge’; the name probably referred to a felled trunk serving as a rough-and-ready bridge.

Possible Related Names

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

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