William Dolman

25 January 1843–
Lichfield, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Dolman was born on 25 January 1843, in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Dolman, was 25 and his mother, Ann Forgham, was 25. He married Sophia Randall on 9 January 1866, in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Walsall Foreign, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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William Dolman
Sophia Randall
Marriage: 9 January 1866
William Henry James Dolman
Reginald Albert Dolman
William Clifford Dolman

Spouse and Children


    Sophia Randall


9 January 1866
Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom


    William Henry James Dolman


    Reginald Albert Dolman


    William Clifford Dolman


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 11

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 37

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

Age 41

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Dole or of Doll .2 Dutch: nickname for a stupid person.3 Americanized spelling of German Dollmann ( see Dollman ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Dolman, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Dolman, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • William Dolman in household of Joseph Dolman, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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