Mary Lambert

Tollerton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Lambert was born in 1824, in Tollerton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Lambert, was 35 and her mother, Mary Ann Crawley, was 34. She married Benjamin Colley in 1847, in York, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Tollerton, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Family Time Line

Mary Lambert
Benjamin Colley
Marriage: 1847
Thomas Colley
Robert Colley
Mary Colley
Annie Colley

Spouse & Children

  • Female1824–Female

  • Benjamin Colley


York, Yorkshire, England


  • Thomas Colley


  • Robert Colley


  • Mary Colley


  • Annie Colley


Parents & Siblings



+1 More Child

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.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 39

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

Name Meaning

This name has been translated as "bright or fair lamb." It is more likely from the Old German name Laudbert, from "land-brecht," one distinguished among the people.

Sources (3)

  • Mary Colley in household of Benjamin Colley, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Mary Colley in household of Benjamin Colley, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Mary Colley in household of Benjamin Colley, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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