Florence Addie Shepherd

Melcombe Regis, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Florence Addie

When Florence Addie Shepherd was born in 1872, in Melcombe Regis, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Charles Shephard, was 38 and her mother, Anna Maria Holt, was 30.

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Richard Charles Shephard
Anna Maria Holt
Walter William Sheppard
Richard H Sheppard
Florence Addie Shepherd
Minnie Holt Shepherd
Eliza Annie Sheppard
Leah Maria Lily Sheppard

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Charles Shephard





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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.

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: from Middle English schepherde ‘shepherd’ (composed of words meaning ‘sheep’ + ‘herdsman’ or ‘guardian’), hence an occupational name for a shepherd. This English form of the name has absorbed cognates and equivalents from several other languages (for forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Sheppard in household of Richard Sheppard, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Florence Addie Sheppard, "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-2001"
  • Florence Addie Shepherd, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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