William Cotgrove

21 August 1861–1899 (Age 37)
Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Cotgrove was born on 21 August 1861, in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England, United Kingdom, his father, John B Cotgrove, was 35 and his mother, Mary Tatum Rand, was 39. He married Ellen Mary Robinson on 7 November 1885, in Lewisham, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died in 1899, at the age of 38.

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Family Time Line

William Cotgrove
1861–1899
Ellen Mary Robinson
1864–
Marriage: 7 November 1885
Ada Mary Cotgrove
1889–
Ellen Beatrice Cotgrove
1891–
Violet Lilian Cotgrove
1894–1898

Spouse and Children

    Male1861–1899Male

    Ellen Mary Robinson

    Female1864–Female

MARRIAGE
7 November 1885
Lewisham, London, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

    Ada Mary Cotgrove

    Female1889–Female

    Ellen Beatrice Cotgrove

    Female1891–Female

    Violet Lilian Cotgrove

    Female1894–1898Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1825–1913Male

    Mary Tatum Rand

    Female1821–1909Female

siblings

(7)

    Fredrick George Cotgrove Rand

    Male1850–1918Male

    Edwin Cotgrove

    Male1852–1867Male

    Elizabeth Emma Cotgrove

    Female1854–1938Female

    Female1857–1902Female

    Amy Hannah Cotgrove

    Female1859–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (2)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 19

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 23

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of the English habitational name Congreve (or the variants Congreave, Congrave) from Congreve in Staffordshire or Congreave in Derbyshire. The first is recorded in Domesday Book as Comegrave ‘grove (Old English grǣfe) in a valley (Old English cumb)’.

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

Sources (2)

  • William Cotgrove in household of John Cotgrove, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Legacy NFS Source: (John) William Cotgrove - Government record: birth-name: (John) William Cotgrove

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