James Harwood

1872–
Swaffham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Harwood was born in 1872, in Swaffham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, Abraham Harwood, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Ann Macrow, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Harwood
1835–1904
Sarah Ann Macrow
1839–
Henry Harwood
1859–
Emily Harwood
1859–
Arthur Harwood
1865–
George Harwood
1861–
Anna Harwood
1865–
Alfred Harwood
1867–
Elizabeth Harwood
1870–1875
James Harwood
1872–
Eliza Harwood
1874–

Parents and Siblings

    Abraham Harwood

    Male1835–1904Male

    Female1839–Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 8

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 12

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 32

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

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of various places, for example in the Scottish Borders and in Cheshire, Lancashire, Lothian, Northumberland, and North and West Yorkshire, called Harwood or Harewood from Old English hār ‘gray’ or hara ‘hare’ + wudu ‘wood’. This name has also become established in Ireland.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • James Harwood, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James Harwood - Government record: Census record: birth-name: James Harwood

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