Amy Law, 1875

Name
Amy /Law/
Given names
Amy
Surname
Law
Birth calculated 1875 33 30
Citation details: Census: William LAW and household (1901), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBC/1901/0004651522&expand=true : accessed 25 Mar 2022

1901 England - Census transcript - William Law - Household

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Emp Home Birthplace Infirm
William Law head Mar 59 retired publican Islington, London
Fanny Law wife Mar 56 Islington, London
Charles Law son S 29 furniture salesman Islington, London
Amy Law daughter S 26 clerk C.C. Islington, London
Jessie Law daughter S 24 clerk C.C. Islington, London
Amelia Law daughter S 22 nil Islington, London
Edith Law daughter S 20 clerk C.C. Islington, London
Emily Law daughter S 19 clerk C.C. Islington, London
Rosa Law daughter S 18 clerk C.C. Islington, London
Helen Law daughter S 16 nil Islington, London
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (aged 6 years)

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Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 26 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town.
Census March 31, 1901 (aged 26 years)
Address: 19 Lewisham Road, St Pancras, London
Citation details: Census: William LAW and household (1901), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBC/1901/0004651522&expand=true : accessed 25 Mar 2022

1901 England - Census transcript - William Law - Household

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Emp Home Birthplace Infirm
William Law head Mar 59 retired publican Islington, London
Fanny Law wife Mar 56 Islington, London
Charles Law son S 29 furniture salesman Islington, London
Amy Law daughter S 26 clerk C.C. Islington, London
Jessie Law daughter S 24 clerk C.C. Islington, London
Amelia Law daughter S 22 nil Islington, London
Edith Law daughter S 20 clerk C.C. Islington, London
Emily Law daughter S 19 clerk C.C. Islington, London
Rosa Law daughter S 18 clerk C.C. Islington, London
Helen Law daughter S 16 nil Islington, London
War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (aged 27 years)

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Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 27 years)

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Note: The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Trans…

The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Transvaal and sometimes as the Republic of Transvaal, was an independent and internationally recognised country in Southern Africa from 1852 to 1902.

Historical Event
Orange Free State
from 1854 to 1902 (aged 27 years)

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Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer…

The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa. It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State province.

Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881 (aged 6 years)
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Note: In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamest…

In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamestown. However due to the location (the hot lowveld region was rife with malaria) no-one wanted to go there until Auguste Roberts (French Bob) discovered gold in Concession Creek in 20 June 1883. This discovery resulted in a gold rush to the area.

Economic Event
Gold discovered
1886 (aged 11 years)
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Note: Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precur…

Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precursors to the biggest discovery of all, the Main Reef/Main Reef Leader on Gerhardus Oosthuizen's farm Langlaagte, Portion C, in 1886, the Witwatersrand Gold Rush and the subsequent rapid development of the gold field there, the biggest of them all.

Epidemic
Pneumonic plague
February 1904 (aged 29 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg.
Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 31 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa.
Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910 (aged 35 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established.
Epidemic
Smallpox
1912 (aged 37 years)

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Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cas…

Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban.

War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 43 years)

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Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918 (aged 43 years)

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Note: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit…

An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world.

Prime minister
Louis Botha
from May 31, 1910 to August 27, 1919 (aged 44 years)

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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 3, 1919 to June 30, 1924 (aged 49 years)

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Economic Event
Wall Street Crash
October 1929 (aged 54 years)

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Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression i…

The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century.

Prime minister
James Barry Munnik Hertzog
from June 30, 1924 to September 5, 1939 (aged 64 years)

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War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 70 years)

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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 5, 1939 to June 4, 1948 (aged 73 years)

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Prime minister
Daniel Francois Malan
from June 4, 1948 to November 30, 1954 (aged 79 years)

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Death of a brotherCharles Alfred Law
June 11, 1957 (aged 82 years)
Citation details: Probate: Charles Alfred LAW (1957), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBOR/GOVPROBATE/C/1957-1957/00118594 : accessed 20 Mar 2022
Prime minister
Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom
from November 30, 1954 to August 24, 1958 (aged 83 years)

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Economic Event
Rand adopted
February 14, 1961 (aged 86 years)
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Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand.
Historical Event
Republic of South Africa
May 31, 1961 (aged 86 years)

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Note: South Africa becomes a republic.
Prime minister
Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd
from September 2, 1958 to September 6, 1966 (aged 91 years)

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Prime minister
Balthazar Johannes Vorster
from September 13, 1966 to October 2, 1978 (aged 103 years)

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Prime minister
Pieter Willem Botha
from October 9, 1978 to September 14, 1984 (aged 109 years)

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Executive President
Pieter Willem Botha
from September 14, 1984 to August 15, 1989 (aged 114 years)

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Executive President (acting)
Jan Christiaan Heunis
from January 19, 1989 to March 15, 1989 (aged 114 years)

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Historical Event
Nelson Mandela released from prison
February 11, 1990 (aged 115 years)

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Historical Event
First General Elections
April 27, 1994 (aged 119 years)
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Executive President
Frederik Willem de Klerk
from August 15, 1989 to May 10, 1994 (aged 119 years)

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President
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
from May 10, 1994 to June 14, 1999 (aged 124 years)

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