Richard Nunn

2 May 1818–
Haverhill, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Richard

When Richard Nunn was born on 2 May 1818, in Haverhill, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Nunn, was 20 and his mother, Sarah Nunn, was 19. He lived in England, United Kingdom in 1818.

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Family Time Line

John Nunn
1797–1887
Sarah Nunn
1799–1875
Richard Nunn
1818–
Sophia Nunn
1819–
George Nunn
1821–1905
Eliza Nunn
1824–
William Nunn
1825–1890
James Nunn
1829–
Emily Nunn
1831–1891
Philip Nunn
1834–1899
Mary Nunn
1837–
Harriet Nunn
1840–
Abraham Nunn
1843–1913
Sarah Anne Nunn
1846–1927

Parents and Siblings

    Male1797–1887Male

    Sarah Nunn

    Female1799–1875Female

siblings

(12)

    Male1818–Male

    Female1819–Female

    Male1821–1905Male

    Eliza Nunn

    Female1824–Female

    William Nunn

    Male1825–1890Male

+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1823

Age 5

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 15

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.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 36

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly East Anglia): nickname for a pious and demure man, or an occupational name for someone who worked at a convent, from Middle English nunn ‘nun’ (Old English nunne, from Latin nonna, originally a respectful term of address for an elderly woman. The Latin word probably originated as a nursery term).2 German: from an Old High German personal name Nunno, said to be a nursery word.

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

Sources (2)

  • Richard Nunn, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Richard Nunn, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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