Mary Diggens

about 1831–
Felpham, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Diggens was born about 1831, in Felpham, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Diggins, was 35 and her mother, Charlotte Morris, was 33.

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Family Time Line

James Diggins
1796–1874
Charlotte Morris
1798–
Ann Lee Diggins
1822–
James Diggens
1826–
Mary Diggens
1831–
Robert Diggens
1840–
Caroline Diggens
1846–
William Diggens
1828–
Martha Diggens
1834–
Harriett Diggens
1835–
George Diggens
1838–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 2

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

Age 12

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 49

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

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Dickens .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Digings in household of James Digings, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Diggens, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Diggens, "England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910"

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