Walter James Carr

Gosberton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Walter James

When Walter James Carr was born in 1875, in Gosberton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Carr, was 40 and his mother, Maria Waite, was 41. He married Elizabeth Simons in January 1900, in Spalding, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Spalding, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Walter James Carr
Elizabeth Simons
Marriage: January 1900
Elizabeth Elsie Carr
Edna Maria Carr

Spouse and Children

January 1900
Spalding, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom


    Elizabeth Elsie Carr



Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 5

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

Age 9

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 33

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English and Scottish: variant of Kerr .2 Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Carra ‘descendant of Carra’, a byname meaning ‘spear’.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chathair, a Donegal name meaning ‘son of the servant of Cathair’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter James Carr in household of Henry Carr, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Walter Jas Carr in household of George Dobney, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Walter James Carr, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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