Charles William Whitby

1851–8 December 1893 (Age 42)
Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Charles William

When Charles William Whitby was born in 1851, in Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Broom Whitby, was 23 and his mother, Millicent Shepherd, was 25. He married Elizabeth Watson on 25 June 1871, in Loscoe, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 8 December 1893, in Howard, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 42, and was buried in Howard, Queensland, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Charles William Whitby
1851–1893
Elizabeth Watson
1851–1939
Marriage: 25 June 1871
Frederick Charles Whitby
1872–1876
Charles Edward Whitby
–1916
Joseph Whitby
1874–1964
Sarah Ellen Whitby
1880–1968
Arthur Edward Whitby
1882–1959
Alfred Thomas Whitby
1884–1927
Fitz Herbert Whitby
1887–1969
Frederick William Whitby
1888–1967
George Ernest Whitby
1892–1965
Thomas Watson Whitby
1894–1971

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 June 1871Loscoe, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 3
    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
    Age 16
    End of transportation to Western Australia.
    1870
    Age 19
    British troops withdraw from Australia.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Whitby, a port in North Yorkshire, or from Whitby in Cheshire. The North Yorkshire placename probably derives from the Old Norse personal name Hvíti or Old Norse hvítr ‘white’ + ‘farmstead, village’. The Cheshire placename derives from Old English hwīt ‘white’ + burg ‘fortress’, later replaced by Old Norse .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Whidby
    Whidbee

    Sources (13)

    • Charles Whitby, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
    • 1871 England Census
    • Charles Whitby, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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