John South

1831–
Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John South was born in 1831, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel South, was 24 and his mother, Mrs. Hannah South, was 29. He lived in Hook, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1831 and Snaith, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Family Time Line

Samuel South
1807–
Mrs. Hannah South
1802–
Elias South
1829–
John South
1831–
William South
1833–
George South
1835–
Thomas South
1837–
Hannah Agatha South
1840–
David South
1843–
Henry South
1848–

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel South

    Male1807–Male

    Mrs. Hannah South

    Female1802–Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1829–Male

    Male1831–Male

    William South

    Male1833–Male

    George South

    Male1835–Male

    Thomas South

    Male1837–Male

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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.
1843

Age 12

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 32

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

English: from Middle English south, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the south of a settlement or a regional name for someone who had migrated from the south.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John South, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • John, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John South, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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