Arthur William Curtis

1870–1950 (Age 80)
London, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Arthur William

Arthur William Curtis was born about 1870, in London, England, United Kingdom. He married Louisa Tempany in 1897, in Victoria, Australia. He died in 1950, in Surrey Hills, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 80.

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Arthur William Curtis
Louisa Tempany
Marriage: 1897

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1897Victoria, Australia
  • World Events (8)

    Age 0
    British troops withdraw from Australia.
    1877 · Trial of Detectives
    Age 7
    The Trial of Detective, also known as the Turf Fraud Scandal, was a scandal involving 3 senior Scotland Yard detectives. It was a scam involving bets made on horse races. 
    Age 22
    Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

    Name Meaning

    1 English: nickname for a refined person, sometimes no doubt given ironically, from Old French, Middle English curteis, co(u)rtois ‘refined’, ‘accomplished’ (a derivative of Old French court, see Court 1).2 English: from Middle English curt ‘short’ + hose ‘leggings’, hence a nickname for a short person or one who wore short stockings. This nickname was borne by William the Conqueror's son Robert, but it is not clear whether it has given rise to any surnames.3 Altered form of French Courtois .

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

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