William Irwin

15 October 1878–23 November 1959 (Age 81)
Bristol, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Irwin was born on 15 October 1878, in Bristol, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Irwin, was 31 and his mother, Martha Cullum, was 32. He married Phyllis Bradley on 23 December 1900, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Bristol, Gloucestershire, England in 1911. He died on 23 November 1959, in Bristol, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 81, and was buried in Bristol, England, United Kingdom.

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William Irwin
Phyllis Bradley
Marriage: 23 December 1900
Phyllis Eleanor Irwin
William Irwin
Marion Irwin
William Irwin
Alfred Irwin
Clement Irwin
Lilian Dorothy Irwin

Spouse and Children

23 December 1900
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England


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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.

Age 6

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

Age 26

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 Northern Irish, Scottish, and English: variant of Irvin .2 English: from the Middle English personal name Irwyn, Erwyn, or Everwyn, Old English Eoforwine, composed of the elements eofor ‘wild boar’ + wine ‘friend’.3 From the Welsh personal name Urien ( see Uren ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Irwin in household of John Irwin, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • William Irvin in household of John Irvin, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Irwin, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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