When William Vickers was born on 12 January 1859, in Shardlow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Vickers, was 48 and his mother, Anne Gregory, was 45. He lived in Breadsall, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom for about 50 years. He died in 1924, in Shardlow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 65.
English: occupational name for the servant of a vicar (see Vicker ). It may also represent an elliptical form of a topographic name. Compare Parsons .
Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac á Bhiocair or Irish Mac an Bhiocaire; see McVicar .