William Slater

1860–January 1927 (Age 67)
Westmorland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Slater was born in 1860, in Westmorland, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Slater, was 26 and his mother, Mary Ann Sisson, was 26. He married Jessie Anne Townsend on 9 August 1883, in Lytham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Lytham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Watlington, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. He died in January 1927, in Romford, Essex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 67.

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William Slater
Jessie Anne Townsend
Marriage: 9 August 1883
Jessie Gertrude Townsend Slater

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    Jessie Anne Townsend


9 August 1883
Lytham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (6)

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 18

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Age 24

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 41

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for a slater, from an agent derivative of Middle English s(c)late ‘slate’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Slater, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • William Slater in household of John S Slater, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Stater in household of Henry Stater, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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