Angelina Langley

Brief Life History of Angelina

When Angelina Langley was born in 1863, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Langley, was 36 and her mother, Ann Spence, was 41. She married William Widdison on 30 August 1884. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Bradford St James, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. She died in 1942, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, at the age of 79.

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William Widdison
Angelina Langley
Marriage: 30 August 1884
Albert Widdison
Gertrude Widdison
Ernest Widdison
Joseph Widdison

Sources (7)

  • Angelina Widdison in household of William Widdison, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Angelina Langley - Memory of Someone: Memory of a relative: birth-name: Angelina Langley
  • Angelina Langley in household of George Langley, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

World Events (7)

1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

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


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of numerous places called Langley or Longley (in Kent, Sussex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Somerset, Shrops, Lancashire, Durham, and many other counties), themselves from Old English lang ‘long’ + lēah ‘wood, glade, clearing’.

English: from the Middle English female personal name Langlif (Old Norse Langlíf ‘long’ + ‘life’ or ‘body’).

Americanized form of French Langlais .

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

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