William Yardley

1848–
Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Yardley was born in 1848, in Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Yardley, was 37 and his mother, Catharine Taylor, was 34. He married Frances Nicholls on 22 April 1867, in Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and St John the Baptist, Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861.

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Family Time Line

William Yardley
1848–
Frances Nicholls
1848–
Marriage: 22 April 1867
William Yardley
1868–
Harry Yardley
1870–
Albert Yardley
1872–
John Yardley
1874–
Elisabeth Yardley
1877–
Frances Alice Yardley
1881–
Arthur Yardley
1882–
Frederick Yardley
1887–

Spouse and Children

    Male1848–Male

    Frances Nicholls

    Female1848–Female

MARRIAGE
22 April 1867
Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

    William Yardley

    Male1868–Male

    Harry Yardley

    Male1870–Male

    Albert Yardley

    Male1872–Male

    John Yardley

    Male1874–Male

    Elisabeth Yardley

    Female1877–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 6

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

Age 32

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

Age 36

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): habitational name from any of various places, for example Yardley in the West Midlands, Essex, Northamptonshire, etc., or Yarley in Somerset, named with Old English gerd, gyrd ‘pole’, ‘stick’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. The compound apparently referred to a forest where timber could be gathered.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Yardley in household of Catherine Yardley, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William Yardley in household of John Yardley, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William Yardley, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"

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