Roger Vickers

7 December 1843–
Shardlow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Roger

When Roger Vickers was born on 7 December 1843, in Shardlow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Vickers, was 35 and his mother, Ann Gregory, was 33. He married Elizabeth Vickers on 2 December 1866, in Stanley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Breadsall, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Bradford St James, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Roger Vickers
Elizabeth Vickers
Marriage: 2 December 1866

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    Elizabeth Vickers


2 December 1866
Stanley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 11

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 20

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 37

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

Name Meaning

English: patronymic for the son of a vicar or, perhaps in most cases, an occupational name for the servant of a vicar ( see Vicker ). In many cases it may represent an elliptical form of a topographic name. Compare Parsons .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roger Vickers, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Roger Vickers in household of John Vickers, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Roger Vickers in household of John Vickers, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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