Herbert Compton

April 1874–28 February 1931 (Age 56)
Winchester, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Herbert

When Herbert Compton was born in April 1874, in Winchester, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Compton, was 37 and his mother, Mary Ann Batchelor, was 30. He lived in Bishopstoke, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 28 February 1931, in Eastleigh, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 56.

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George Compton
Mary Ann Batchelor
George Compton
Walter William Compton
Mary Elizabeth Florence Compton
Thomas Compton
Herbert Compton

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World Events (7)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 6

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

Age 10

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

Age 30

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

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places throughout England (but especially in the south) named Compton, from Old English cumb ‘short, straight valley’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herbert Compton in household of Walter Dunning, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Herbert Compton in household of Mary A Compton, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Herbert Compton, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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