Charles Grayson

9 October 1802–
Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Charles

When Charles Grayson was born on 9 October 1802, in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Grayson, was 23 and his mother, Mary Binner, was 24. He lived in Upper Hallam, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861.

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William Grayson
Mary Binner
Mary Ann Grayson
Charles Grayson
Thomas Grayson
Ann Grayson
John Grayson
Charles Grayson
Jarvis Grayson
Edmund Grayson

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World Events (8)


Age 13

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 19

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 31

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: patronymic from Grave 1.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Charles Grayson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Charles Grayson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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