Martha Perkes

about 1860–
Dudley, Worcestershire, England

The Life of Martha

When Martha Perkes was born about 1860, in Dudley, Worcestershire, England, her father, George Jewkes Perks, was 36 and her mother, Mary Ann Jones, was 35. She lived in Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1861.

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George Jewkes Perks
Mary Ann Jones
Rachel Ann Perkes
Charles Perkes
Martha Perkes
George Perkes
Herbert Jones Perkes
Emma Eliza Perkes
Martha Ann Perkes
Walter Perkes
Alice Perkes

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 20

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

Age 24

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

Age 44

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

1 English (West Midlands): variant spelling of Perks .2 Jewish (from Ukraine): metronymic from the Yiddish name Perke (a pet form of the female personal name Perl ‘pearl’; see Perel 3) + the Yiddish possessive suffix -s.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Martha Parkes, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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