William Leverton

27 April 1875–
Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Leverton was born on 27 April 1875, in Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Leverton, was 49 and his mother, Louisa Housley, was 42. He lived in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1939.

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Family Time Line

William Leverton
1826–1902
Louisa Housley
1832–1897
Sarah Leverton
1854–
Charles Henry Leverton
1859–
Elizabeth Ann Leverton
1865–1953
Rebecca Louisa Leverton
1868–1941
William Leverton
1875–

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
Age 5
School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884
Age 9
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908
Age 33
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Leverton in Lincolnshire, or North and South Leverton in Nottinghamshire. The Lincolnshire placename derives from Old English lǣfer ‘rush, reed, iris’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. The Nottinghamshire place probably takes its name from a lost river name Legre (of uncertain origin) + Old English tūn. Perhaps also from Liverton in North Yorkshire.

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

Possible Related Names

Lefton
Leaverton

Sources (5)

  • William Leverton in household of William Leverton, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Leverton in household of William Leverton, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • William Leverton, "England and Wales National Register, 1939"

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