James Pedler

1814–1885 (Age 70)
Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Pedler was born in March 1814, in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Pedlar II, was 50 and his mother, Grace Caroline Rouse, was 46. He married Mary Ann Grose on 4 December 1836, in Perranarworthal, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1885, in Victoria, Australia, at the age of 71, and was buried in Victoria, Australia.

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Family Time Line

James Pedler
1814–1885
Mary Ann Grose
1815–1885
Marriage: 4 December 1836
Mary Ann Pedler
1838–1838
Samuel Pedler
1838–
Mary Ann Pedler
1840–1906
Jane Pedler
1842–1915
Frederick Pedler
1844–1925
Caleb Pedler
1845–1915
Joshua Pedler
1847–
Grace Pedler
1848–1935
Robert Pedler
1850–
Andrew Pedler
1852–1853
Kate Pedler
1854–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
4 December 1836
Perranarworthal, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1815

Age 1

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1829

Age 15

Australia is claimed as British territory.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 19

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: from a derivative of Middle English pedder ‘pannier’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a peddler or someone who carried a pannier. This name is now frequent in Australia.

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

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