Mary Baines

Twyford, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Baines was born in 1811, her father, John Baines, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Palmer, was 24.

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John Baines
Elizabeth Palmer
Mary Baines
Ann Baines
John Baines
Caroline Baines
Robert Baines

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World Events (8)


Age 4

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 22

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 32

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: nickname meaning ‘bones’. Compare Bain 2.2 Scottish: reduced form of McBane , with English patronymic -s.3 English, of Welsh origin: Anglicized form of Welsh ab Einws ‘son of Einws’, a pet form of the personal name Einon ( see Eynon ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mary Baines, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Mary Baines, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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