William Vickers

12 January 1859–
Shardlow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Vickers was born on 12 January 1859, in Shardlow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Vickers, was 51 and his mother, Ann Gregory, was 49. He lived in Breadsall, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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John Vickers
Ann Gregory
John Vickers
Mary Vickers
Walter Vickers
Caroline Vickers
Ann Vickers
Roger Vickers
Victoria Vickers
James Vickers
Joseph Vickers
Catharine Vickers
William Vickers

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 21

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

Age 25

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

Age 45

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: 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)

  • William Vickers in household of John Vickers, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William Vickers in household of John Vickers, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • William Vickers, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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