William Newby

26 November 1879–
Monkwearmouth, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Newby was born on 26 November 1879, in Monkwearmouth, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Newby, was 29 and his mother, Ellen Heron, was 27. He married Ada Atkinson in 1902, in Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Darlington, Darlington, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1911. In 1901, at the age of 22, his occupation is listed as coppersmith.

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Family Time Line

William Newby
1879–
Ada Atkinson
1876–
Marriage: 1902
May Newby
1905–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1902
Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom
children

(1)

    May Newby

    Female1905–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 1

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 5

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1914

Age 35

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places in northern England named with the Middle English elements newe ‘new’ + by ‘farm’, ‘settlement’ (of Old Norse origin).

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

Sources (3)

  • William Newby in household of Robert Newby, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Newby, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • William Newby in household of Robert Newby, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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