William John Clymo

Brief Life History of William John

When William John Clymo was born on 4 April 1846, in Liskeard, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Wyatt Clemo, was 20 and his mother, Margaret Elizabeth Jay Burton, was 21. He married Elizabeth Avery on 23 November 1868, in Llandaff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Minster in Sheppey, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Devonport, Devon, England, United Kingdom in 1891. He died on 11 June 1903, in Sheerness, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 57, and was buried in Isle of Sheppey, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

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William John Clymo
Elizabeth Avery
Marriage: 23 November 1868
Margaret Jane Clemow
William Evan Clemow
Joseph Thomas Clemow
John Clemow
William Allen Evans Clemow
Annie Elizabeth Clemow

Sources (10)

  • William Clymol in household of John Clymol, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William Clemow, "Wales, Glamorgan, Parish Register Marriages, 1837-1922"
  • William John Clemo in entry for Clarice Adelaide Clemo, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

World Events (3)

1854 · The Crimean War

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

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


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Cornish: see Clemo .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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