John William Appleyard

about 1864–
Horbury, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John William

When John William Appleyard was born about 1864, in Horbury, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Appleyard, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Collinson, was 40. He married Amy Holdsworth in 1885, in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Auckley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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John William Appleyard
Amy Holdsworth
Marriage: 1885

Spouse and Children

Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 16

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

Age 20

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 44

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by an apple orchard, Middle English appleyard (an Americanized form of Applegarth , which in Scandinavian-speaking areas replaced the native Appleton ). There are several places named with this term, of which the most significant as a source of surnames is in West Yorkshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Wm Appleyard in household of James Appleyard, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John W Appleyard in household of James Appleyard, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • John W Appleyard, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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