Sarah Ottley

Little Dunmow, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Ottley was born in 1824, in Little Dunmow, Essex, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Ottley, was 35 and her mother, Harriet Smith, was 27. She lived in Tostock, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Willingale Spain, Essex, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Family Time Line

William Ottley
Harriet Smith
George Ottley
Harriet Ottley
Mary Anne Ottley
James Ottley
Sarah Ottley
Henry Otley
Maria Ottley
Joseph Ottley
Ellen Ottley

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World Events (8)


Age 6

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

Age 9

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 56

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in West Yorkshire and Suffolk, named Otley, from an unattested Old English personal name, Otta, + lēah ‘woodland’ or ‘clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Otley in household of William Otley, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Sarah Ottley in household of Joseph Ottley, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Sarah Okley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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