William Vickers

Male12 January 1859–1924

Brief Life History of William

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.

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

Sources (12)

  • William Vickers in household of Ann Vickers, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Vickers, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • William Vickers, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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Siblings (11)

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World Events (6)

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: 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 .

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

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