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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James Diggins
Charlotte Morris
Ann Lee Diggins
James Diggens
Mary Diggens
Robert Diggens
Caroline Diggens
William Diggens
Martha Diggens
Harriett Diggens
George Diggens

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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.

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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