William Roland Bolton

MaleJune 1862–

Brief Life History of William Roland

When William Roland Bolton was born in June 1862, in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England, United Kingdom, his father, John William Bolton, was 29 and his mother, Harriet Emma Lungley, was 27. He lived in Lambeth, Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Battersea, Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1881.

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John William Bolton
Harriet Emma Lungley
Alice Bolton
Emily Bolton
Mary Ann Amelia Bolton
Charlotte Bolton
William Roland Bolton
Henry Bolton
Lydia Bolton
Lydia Bolton
Emma Bolton
Daniel Bolton

Sources (3)

  • William Bolton in household of William Bolton, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • William Bolton in household of William Bolton, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Roland Bolton - Government record: birth-name: William Roland Bolton

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 18

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


Age 22

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 42

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of numerous places in northern England named Bolton (Lancashire, Northumberland, Westmorland, and Yorkshire) or from Boulton in Derbyshire and East Lothian in Scotland, from Old English bothl ‘dwelling, house’ (see Bold 1) + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.

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

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