Lucy Julia Court

Brief Life History of Lucy Julia

When Lucy Julia Court was born in 1857, in Badlesmere, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Court, was 34 and her mother, Charlotte Twyman, was 35. She married Albert Raines in November 1877, in Badlesmere, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Chatham, Kent, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Rochester St Margaret, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Albert Raines
Lucy Julia Court
Marriage: November 1877
Albert Henry Raines
Ada Gertrude Raines
Maud Raines
Ernest Frederick Raines
Bertie Raines
Horace Raines
Fanny Raines
Daisy Raines

Sources (14)

  • Lucy Raines in household of Albert Raines, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Lucy Julia Court, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Lucy Julia Court, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

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


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1904 · The Entente Cordiale

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: topographic or occupational name from Middle English curt, court ‘large house’ (a word of the same ultimately Latin origin as 2 below), denoting someone who lived or worked in a manor house or castle, a courtly retainer.

French: topographic name from Old French co(u)rt ‘court, farmyard’ (from Latin cohors, cors, genitive cohortis, cortis ‘court, farmyard, enclosure’).

English and French: nickname for a physically small man, or ironically for a large man, from the adjective Middle English curt, Old French co(u)rt ‘short, small’ (from Latin curtus ‘curtailed, truncated, cut short, broken off’). Compare French Lecourt .

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

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