Sarah Beatrice Cottom

21 October 1880–
Croston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah Beatrice

When Sarah Beatrice Cottom was born on 21 October 1880, her father, James Cottam, was 20 and her mother, Jane Dalton, was 23. She lived in Croston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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James Cottam
Jane Dalton
Sarah Beatrice Cottom
Gertrude Ann Cottam
John Cottam
Ada Elizabeth Cottam

Parents and Siblings

    James Cottam


    Jane Dalton




World Events (8)


Age 4

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 21

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Age 34

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): variant of Cotton .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah B Cottom in household of James Cottom, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Sarah Beatrice Cottam in household of James Cottam, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Sarah Beatrice Cottom, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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