Charles Farmer

1818–September 1907 (Age 89)
Abbots Morton, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Charles

Charles Farmer was born in 1818, in Abbots Morton, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. He married Susannah (Hannah) Matthews on 6 October 1839, in Droitwich, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Redmarley D'Abitot, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Leigh, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died in September 1907, in Worcester, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Charles Farmer
Susannah (Hannah) Matthews
Marriage: 6 October 1839
Thomas Farmer
Thomas Farmer
George Farmer
Philip Farmer

Spouse and Children

6 October 1839
Droitwich, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom


World Events (7)


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.

Age 25

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name from Middle English, Old French ferm(i)er (Late Latin firmarius). The term denoted in the first instance a tax farmer, one who undertook the collection of taxes, revenues, and imposts, paying a fixed (Latin firmus) sum for the proceeds, and only secondarily someone who rented land for the purpose of cultivation; it was not applied to an owner of cultivated land before the 17th century.2 Irish: Anglicized (part translated) form of Gaelic Mac an Scolóige ‘son of the husbandman’, a rare surname of northern and western Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Farmer, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Charles Farmer, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Charles Farmer, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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