Matilda Mary Pay

about June 1878–
Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Matilda Mary

When Matilda Mary Pay was born about June 1878, in Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Alfred Charles Pay, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Williams, was 28. She lived in Hougham, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Charlton and Kidbrooke, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Charles Pay
1845–
Sarah Elizabeth Williams
1850–1929
Caroline Pay
1875–
William Henry Pay
1877–
Matilda Mary Pay
1878–
Alfred George Pay
1879–1967
Amelia Elizabeth Pay
1881–
Edward Charles Pay
1883–
Mary Ann Pay
1887–

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 2

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

Age 6

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1914

Age 36

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Kent): nickname from Middle English , ‘peacock’ ( see Peacock ).2 English: from an early medieval personal name, apparently masculine, but of uncertain origin; perhaps derived from 1, or, as Reaney suggests, a survival of Old English Pæga.3 French: habitational name from places called Le Pay, in Indre, Rhône, and Vendée. This may also be a variant of pays ‘region’, ‘country’, used to denote a local person.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Matilda M Pay in household of William Pay, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Matilda M Pay in household of Alfred Charles Pay, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Matilda Mary Pay, "England, Kent, Canterbury Parish Registers, 1538-1986"

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