Mary Lamb

February 1851–
Orston, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Lamb was born in February 1851, in Orston, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Daniel Lamb, was 36 and her mother, Mary Wheat, was 28. She lived in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Daniel Lamb
Mary Wheat
Sarah Lamb
William Lamb
Thomas Lamb
Ann Lamb
John Lamb
Gertrude Lamb
Mary Lamb
Eliza Lamb
Robert Lamb
John Lamb
George Lamb
Emma Lamb

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World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 3

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 29

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

Age 33

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English lamb, a nickname for a meek and inoffensive person, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of lambs. See also Lamm .2 English: from a short form of the personal name Lambert .3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ( see Lane 3). MacLysaght comments: ‘The form Lamb(e), which results from a more than usually absurd pseudotranslation (uan ‘lamb’), is now much more numerous than O’Loan itself.’

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Lamb in household of Mary Lamb, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Lamb in household of Daniel Lamb, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Mary Lamb in household of Thomas Lamb, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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