Frank Witcomb

8 June 1840–1893 (Age 52)
Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Frank

When Frank Witcomb was born on 8 June 1840, in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Witcomb, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Mynett Hartley, was 35. He married Mary Ann Wadley on 5 April 1866, in Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Upton St Leonards, Gloucestershire, England for about 10 years and East Dean, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died in 1893, in Longton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 53, and was buried in Longton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Frank Witcomb
Mary Ann Wadley
Marriage: 5 April 1866
George Witcomb
Annie Elizabeth Witcomb
Jessie Margaret Witcomb

Spouse and Children

5 April 1866
Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    George Witcomb


    Elizabeth Mynett Hartley




    Mary Ann Witcomb


    Eliza Witcomb


    George Witcomb


    Ellen Witcomb


    Sarah Witcomb


+6 More Children

World Events (4)


Age 3

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 14

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 40

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Titcomb in Berkshire or Titcombe in Gloucestershire.

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

Sources (3)

  • Frank Witcomb in household of George Witcomb, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Frank Witcomb in household of Elizabeth Witcomb, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Frank Witcomb, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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