William Henry Port

1871–1872 (Age 0)
Gray's Inn Road, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Port was born on 5 July 1871, in Gray's Inn Road, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Port, was 30 and his mother, Susan Rolph, was 31. He lived in Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1881. He died in March 1872, in Saint Pancras, London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 0.

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William Port
Susan Rolph
Louisa Elizabeth Port
Amelia Port
William Henry Port
William Port

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Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English port ‘gateway’, ‘entrance’ (Old French porte, from Latin porta), hence a topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a fortified town or city, typically, the man in charge of them. Compare Porter 1.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a harbor or in a market town, from the homonymous Middle English port (Old English port ‘harbor’, ‘market town’, from Latin portus ‘harbor’, ‘haven’, reinforced in Middle English by Old French port, from the same source).3 German: topographic name for someone who lived near a (city) gate, from Middle Low German porte (modern German Pforte) (see sense 1).

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