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Noun1.1840s - the decade from 1840 to 18491840s - the decade from 1840 to 1849  
decade, decennary, decennium - a period of 10 years
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This summer, children, age 8 to 15, will have a chance to discover what life was like in the 1840s during two three-day camps at Garfield Farm Museum in Campton Hills.
Synopsis: In the 1840s, a young cowkeeper and his wife arrive in London, England, having walked from coastal Wales with their cattle.
The author analyzes the role of painters, poets, and novelists in crime fiction of the 1840s to the 1970s from England and the US.
$Donated by Nation in the The Choctaw tribe donated $170 to the victims of the famine in the 1840s - around [euro]4,000 in today's money.
AGROUNDBREAKING study comparing Welsh land use in the 1840s with current practices suggests dramatic falls in agricultural, particularly arable, land use, even in Wales' most mountainous regions.
Overall land use: Farmland and woodland coverage in Wales has fallen 20% over the past 170 years, from 74% in the 1840s, to 59% in 2015.
Helen said: "I'm writing a book on a spate of poison killings in Essex back in the 1840s.
The heroine is Aileana, a Scottish heiress in 1840s Edinburgh who is stifled by the conventions and expectations of her society.
"Fernleigh was built around the 1840s, originally as an early Victorian gentleman's residence and it is believed was originally a mill manager's house.'' ?
Until the 1840s, Worcester, like every other community in the land, relied on hand pumps, privies and cesspools.