Saul Wade

8 February 1858–24 October 1931 (Age 73)
Farsley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Saul

When Saul Wade was born on 8 February 1858, in Farsley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Wade, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Marshall, was 30. He married Sarah Dockray on 7 September 1878. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Accrington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died on 24 October 1931, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 73, and was buried in Oldham, Lancashire, England.

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Family Time Line

Saul Wade
Sarah Dockray
Marriage: 7 September 1878
Rowland Wade
Nora Wade
Harry Wade
Samuel Wade
Clara Wade
Annie Wade
Lily Wade
Owen Wade

Spouse and Children

7 September 1878


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World Events (8)

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 1

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 5

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.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 20

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Wade, Old English Wada, from wadan ‘to go’. (Wada was the name of a legendary sea-giant.)2 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a ford, Old English (ge)wæd (of cognate origin to 1), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Wade in Suffolk.3 Dutch and North German: occupational name or nickname from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German wade ‘garment’, ‘large net’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Saml Wade, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Saul Wade, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Saul Wade in household of Samuel Wade, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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