William Nichols

1845–
Harrold, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Nichols was born in 1845, in Harrold, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Levi Nichols, was 25 and his mother, Ann Bradshaw, was 18. He married Annie Wilkins on 29 September 1868, in Hardwick, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Wilby, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom for about 40 years.

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Family Time Line

William Nichols
1845–
Annie Wilkins
1848–
Marriage: 29 September 1868
James Nichols
1869–
John Nichols
1871–
Emily Jane Nichols
1873–
Henry Nichols
1875–1958
Ethel Nichols
1876–
Lizzie Nicholls
1878–
Amy Nichols
1880–
Allen Nichols
1883–
Leonard Nichols
1884–1958
Joseph Nichols
1886–
Helena Annie Nicholls
1887–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 September 1868Hardwick, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (7)

    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.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 35
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
    1884
    Age 39
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 53183;2007: 109040; 2010: 145584)English: variant of Nichol , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, e.g. Croatian and Serbian Nikolić (see Nikolic ); see also below.Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

    Possible Related Names

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    Sources (16)

    • William Nicholls in entry for Ethel Nicholls, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • William Nicholls, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • William Nichols, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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