Herbert Read

about 1865–
Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Herbert

When Herbert Read was born about 1865, in Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Alfred Read, was 30 and his mother, Isabell Ellicock, was 28. He lived in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Leicester St Margaret, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1881.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Read
1835–
Isabell Ellicock
1837–1909
Alfred Read
1856–
Charles Henry Read
1859–
Sarah Ann Elizabeth Read
1861–1864
Isabella Read
1863–1920
Herbert Read
1865–
James Read
1867–
Millicent Jane Read
1872–1944
George Henry Read
1877–

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 15

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

Age 19

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 39

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English:1. nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Middle English re(a)d ‘red’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, from an unattested Old English rīed, rȳd ‘woodland clearing’. 3. habitational name from various places: Read in Lancashire, the name of which is a contracted form of Old English rǣghēafod, from rǣge ‘female roe deer’, ‘she-goat’ + hēafod ‘head(land)’; Rede in Suffolk, so called from Old English hrēod ‘reeds’; or Reed in Hertfordshire, so called from an Old English ryhð ‘brushwood’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herbert Reed in household of Alfred Reed, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Herbert Read in household of Alfred Read, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Herbert Read in household of Alfred Read, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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