Emma Wakefield

6 January 1857–1952 (Age 94)
Upwell, Norfolk, England

The Life Summary of Emma

When Emma Wakefield was born on 6 January 1857, in Upwell, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Wakefield, was 29 and her mother, Maria Billings, was 32. She married George Guttridge in 1876, in Upwell, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Runcton Holme with South Runcton-Wallington and Thorpeland, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Downham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1939. She died in 1952, in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

George Guttridge
Emma Wakefield
Marriage: 1876

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1876Upwell, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (7)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 23
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
    Age 27
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
    1904 · The Entente Cordiale
    Age 47
    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 5326;2007: 10813; 2010: 14587)English: habitational name from the city of Wakefield in Yorkshire and from Wakefield Lawn in Potterspury (Northamptonshire). Both are named from the Old English personal name Waca or Old English wacu ‘wake, festival’ + feld ‘open country’.

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

    Sources (7)

    • Emma Wakefield in household of Maria Wakefield, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Emma Guttridge, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
    • Emma Guttridge in household of George Guttridge, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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