James Pool

Male24 April 1845–24 August 1918

Brief Life History of James

When James Pool was born on 24 April 1845, in Kingswinford, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Pool, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Parkes, was 30. He married Emily Grainger on 16 March 1874, in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in St Woollos, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1891. In 1874, at the age of 28, his occupation is listed as marine engineer in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom. He died on 24 August 1918, in Essex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 73, and was buried in At Sea.

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Family Time Line

James Pool
Emily Grainger
Marriage: 16 March 1874
Francis James Pool
Albert Joseph Pool

Sources (11)

  • James Pool, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • English Birth Certificate for James Pool
  • England Marriage Certificate for Emily Grainger and James Pool

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 March 1874Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed

    Age 5

    Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.

    1854 · The Crimean War

    Age 9

    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.

    1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

    Age 22

    The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Poole or Paul .

    Jewish (from the Netherlands) and Dutch: ethnic name for someone from Poland.

    Americanized form of German Puhl .

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

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