Alfred Banks

Male21 April 1881–10 November 1946

Brief Life History of Alfred

When Alfred Banks was born on 21 April 1881, in Kidsgrove, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Banks, was 45 and his mother, Harriet Fisher, was 36. He married Annie Eliza Johnson in 1919, in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Stoke upon Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died on 10 November 1946, in Longton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 65, and was buried in Longton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Banks
Annie Eliza Johnson
Marriage: 1919
Alfred Harold Banks
Eileen Banks

Sources (5)

  • Alfred Banks in household of Harriet Banks, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Banks, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Alfred Banks, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1919Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 3

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 23

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.


    Age 27

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Bank 5, with excrescent -s. The final -s may occasionally represent a plural form, but it is most commonly an arbitrary addition made after the main period of surname formation, perhaps under the influence of patronymic forms with a possessive -s.

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bruacháin ‘descendant of Bruachán’, a byname for a large-bellied person. The English form was chosen because of a mistaken association of the Gaelic name with bruach ‘bank’. Compare Bank 6.

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

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