John Glen

10 February 1818–
Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

John Glen was christened on 10 February 1818, in Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Thomas Glen and Sarah Parr.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Glen
Sarah Parr
1781–
Sarah Glen
1803–
Sarah Glen
1816–1898
Elizabeth Glen
1807–1871
Ann Glen
1810–
Thomas Glen
1811–
John Glen
1813–
Willm. Glen
1814–
John Glen
1818–
Samuel Glen
1820–

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Glen

    MaleMale

    Female1781–Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (3)

1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1830

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

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.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, Gaelic gleann, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, such as Glen near Peebles.2 English: habitational name from a place in Leicestershire, so named from an Old English word glean ‘glen’, ‘valley’ (from Celtic glinn).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): presumably an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish names.

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

Sources (1)

  • John Glew, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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