James H. Woodbury

Wellington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James H.

When James H. Woodbury was born in 1884, in Wellington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Daniel Woodbury, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Shaddick, was 20.

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Daniel Woodbury
Elizabeth Shaddick
James H. Woodbury
Fred Woodbury
Wilson J. Woodbury
Ernest Francis Woodbury
Albert Bertie Woodbury
Harold Woodbury
Florence Woodbury

Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Shaddick




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World Events (8)


Age 0

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

Age 20

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.

Age 34

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, notably in Devon, called Woodbury, from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + byrig, dative of burh ‘fortified place’, or from either of two places called Woodborough, in Nottinghamshire and Wiltshire. The Nottinghamshire place name is from Old English wudu + burh, while Woodborough in Wiltshire is named with the same first element + Old English beorg ‘hill’.

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

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  • James H Woodbury in household of Daniel Woodbury, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • James Hy Woodbury in household of Danl Woodbury, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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