Ellen Hardy

1 August 1825–
Long Melford, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Hardy was christened on 1 August 1825, in Long Melford, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Hardy, was 31 and her mother, Sarah Gridley, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hardy
1794–1869
Sarah Gridley
1791–1860
Mary Ann Gridley
1816–1878
Constance Hardy
1820–1884
Thomas Henry Hardy
1818–1873
Elizabeth Hardy
1824–
William Hardy
1825–1884
Ellen Hardy
1825–
Susan Hardy
1827–
William Henry Hardy
1829–1893
Sarah Ann Hardy
1831–1871
Ellen Hardy
1835–

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World Events (3)

1830

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

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.
1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and French: nickname for a brave or foolhardy man, from Old French, Middle English hardi ‘bold’, ‘courageous’ (of Germanic origin; compare Hard 1).2 Irish: in addition to being an importation of the English name, this is also found as an Anglicized form (by partial translation) of Gaelic Mac Giolla Deacair ‘son of the hard lad’.3 Scottish: variant spelling of Hardie 2.

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

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  • Ellen Hardy, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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