Herbert Nicholson


Brief Life History of Herbert

When Herbert Nicholson was born in 1860, in Mattersey, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Nicholson, was 30 and his mother, Deborah Garty, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Charles Nicholson
Deborah Garty
Alfred Earnest Nicholson
Clara Nicholson
Herbert Nicholson
Vernon Nicholson
Laurence Nicholson

Sources (1)

  • Herbert Nicholson in household of Charles Nicholson, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (5)

World Events (3)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 20

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


Age 24

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).


Age 48

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English (northern) and Scottish: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Nic(h)olas or the vernacular form Nic(h)ol + son; see Nichol , Nicholas . In Scotland the name was sometimes substituted for McNichol .

Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Nicolaisen or Nikolaisen , or of the Swedish cognate Niklasson, patronymics from equivalents of the personal name Nicholas .

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

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History of Herbert Nicholson 1862

HERBERT NICHOLSON was the third child of Charles Nicholson and Deborah Garty and was born about 1862 in Mattersey, Nottinghamshire. (1) He was a clerk at Derby train station in 1880, later becoming pa …

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