Jarvis MunnAge: 661811–1877
- Jarvis Munn
- Given names
|Birth of a son|
son - Robert Munn
Note: Prince of Wales named Regent to act for George III, now insane.<br />Luddite riots in the North and the Midlands. Laborers attack factories and break up the machines which they fear will replace them.
|History|| 1812 (Age 12 months)|
Note: Napoleon invades Russia.<br />War of 1812 between England and the United States.
|History|| 1814 (Age 3)|
Note: Treaty of Ghent ends Anglo-U.S. War.<br />England and allies invade France.<br />Napoleon exiled to Elba.
|History|| 1815 (Age 4)|
Note: Napoleon escapes Elba, begins the Hundred Days.<br />Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon exiled to St. Helena in the South Atlantic.<br />Corn Laws passed.
|History|| 1819 (Age 8)|
Note: Peterloo Massacre of Corn Law protestors.
|History|| 1820 (Age 9)|
Note: George IV succeeds George III on his death
|History|| 1821 (Age 10)|
Note: Napoleon dies.
|Marriage||Sarah Bridge - View family|
1828 (Age 17)
|History|| 1829 (Age 18)|
Note: Peel establishes the Metropolitan Police.
|History|| 1830 (Age 19)|
Note: George IV dies, his brother William IV succeeds.<br />Manchester - Liverpool Railway (first in England).
|History|| 1832 (Age 21)|
Note: First Reform Bill: adds 10 pound/year householders to the voting rolls and reapportions Parliamentary representation much more fairly, doing away with most rotten and pocket boroughs. Adds 217,000 voters to an electorate of 435,000.
|History|| 1833 (Age 22)|
Note: Slavery abolished throughout the British Empire.<br />Factory Act.
|History|| 1834 (Age 23)|
Note: New Poor Law.<br />Houses of Parliament burn down.
|History|| 1837 (Age 26)|
Note: William IV dies, succeeded by his niece, Victoria.
|History|| 1838 (Age 27)|
Note: Regular Atlantic steamship service begins.
|History|| 1839 (Age 28)|
Note: Anti-Corn-Law League founded.
|History|| 1840 (Age 29)|
Note: Queen Victoria marries her cousin Albert, who becomes Prince Consort.<br />Penny post started.<br />S.F.B. Morse invents the telegraph.<br />Grammar Schools Act.
|History|| 1842 (Age 31)|
Note: Chartist Riots.<br />Copyright Act.<br />Potato Failure in Europe, starvation in Ireland. Corn Laws (which had kept up the price of grain) repealed.
|History|| 1849 (Age 38)|
Note: Gold discovered in California and Australia.
|History|| 1850 (Age 39)|
Note: Telegraph cable laid under English Channel.
|History|| 1851 (Age 40)|
Note: Great Exhibition (Crystal Palace).
|History|| 1853 (Age 42)|
Note: Crimean War.
|History|| 1855 (Age 44)|
Note: Livingston discovers Victoria Falls.
|History|| 1857 (Age 46)|
Note: The Mutiny (India).
|History|| 1858 (Age 47)|
Note: First Atlantic cable laid.
|History|| 1861 (Age 50)|
Note: Albert dies, Victoria retires into mourning.<br />American Civil War.
|History|| 1862 (Age 51)|
Note: Bismarck becomes Prussian premier.
|History|| 1864 (Age 53)|
Note: Geneva Convention establishes Red Cross.
|History|| 1867 (Age 56)|
Note: Telegraph cable laid under the Atlantic.<br />Second Reform Bill: enfranchises many workingmen, adds 938,000 to an electorate of 1,057,000 in England and Wales. (Disraeli's legislation)
|Death of a wife|| 17 March 1868 (Age 57)|
wife - Sarah Bridge
|History|| 1869 (Age 58)|
Note: Suez Canal opened.
|History|| 1869 (Age 58)|
Note: Union Pacific Railway completed in U.S.
|History|| 1870 (Age 59)|
Note: Forster's Elementary Education Act establishes School Boards.<br />Franco-Prussian War.
|History|| 1871 (Age 60)|
Note: Trade unions legalised.<br />Newcastle engineers strike for a nine-hour day.<br />Germany unified.
|History|| 1876 (Age 65)|
Note: Victoria named Empress of India.<br />Edison invents the phonograph.<br />Compulsory school attendance in Great Britain.
|History|| 1877 (Age 66)|
Note: Transvaal annexed.
|Death|| 5 May 1877 (Age 66)|