Edith Wake

1893–
Kimberley, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edith

When Edith Wake was born in 1893, in Kimberley, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Wake, was 37 and her mother, Mary Ann Elizabeth Smith, was 35. She married Fred Buxton about 1914, in England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Fred Buxton
1893–
Edith Wake
1893–
Marriage: about 1914

Spouse and Children

    Fred Buxton

    Male1893–Male

    Female1893–Female

MARRIAGE
about 1914
England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Wake

    Male1856–Male

    Mary Ann Elizabeth Smith

    Female1858–Female

siblings

(10)

    John Charles Wake

    Male1883–Male

    Female1884–Female

    William Edgar Wake

    Male1886–Male

    Clara Wake

    Female1888–Female

    Emily Ada Wake

    Female1892–Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 11

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.
1908

Age 15

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1924

Age 31

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: from the Old Norse byname Vakr meaning ‘wakeful’, ‘vigilant’ (from vaka ‘to remain awake’), or perhaps from a cognate Old English Waca (attested in place names such as Wakeford, Wakeham , and Wakeley ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Edith Wake in household of Charles Wake, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Edith Wake in household of Charles Wake, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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