William Archard

19 December 1673–7 November 1676 (Age 2)
Corsham, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Archard was born on 19 December 1673, in Corsham, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Archard, was 37 and his mother, Mary Orchard, was 35. He died on 7 November 1676, at the age of 2, and was buried in Corsham, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Archard
1636–
Mary Orchard
1638–
John Archard
1663–
Mary Archard
1665–1715
Mathew Archard
1667–1673
Elizabeth Archard
1668–
Sarah Archard
1670–
William Archard
1673–1676

Parents and Siblings

    Male1636–Male

    Mary Orchard

    Female1638–Female

siblings

(6)

    Male1663–Male

    Mary Archard

    Female1665–1715Female

    Male1667–1673Male

    Elizabeth Archard

    Female1668–Female

    Sarah Archard

    Female1670–Female

+1 More Child

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by an orchard, or a metonymic occupational name for a fruit grower, from Middle English orchard.2 English: habitational name from any of the places called Orchard. Those in Devon and Somerset are named from Old English ortgeard, orceard (a compound of wort, wyrt ‘plant’ (later associated with Latin hortus ‘garden’) + geard ‘yard’, ‘enclosure’), while East and West Orchard near Shaftesbury in Dorset have a different origin, ‘(place) beside the wood’, from Celtic ar + cēd.3 Scottish: English surname adopted as equivalent of Urquhart .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Archard, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • William Archard, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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