Florence Savage

23 March 1862–9 January 1953 (Age 90)
Bombay, Mahārāshtra, India

The Life of Florence

When Florence Savage was born on 23 March 1862, in Bombay, Mahārāshtra, India, her father, Henry John Savage, was 46 and her mother, Isabel Ward, was 29. She married Joseph Oxley English on 20 November 1879. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Alverstoke, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Halberton, Devon, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died on 9 January 1953, in Tiverton, Devon, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Oxley English
Florence Savage
Marriage: 20 November 1879
Florence Maud Isabel English
Winifred Katharine English
Joseph William English
Stephen Savage English

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Oxley English



20 November 1879


Parents and Siblings

    Henry John Savage


    Isabel Ward




    Isabel Harriet Savage


    Henry Charles Savage


    Isabel Ada Savage



    Arthur Raymond Boscawon Savage


World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 18

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

Age 22

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

Age 42

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

1 English and Scottish: nickname for a wild or uncouth person, from Middle English, Old French salvage, sauvage ‘untamed’ (Late Latin salvaticus literally ‘man of the woods’, a derivative of Latin silva ‘wood’, influenced by Latin salvus ‘whole’, i.e. natural).2 Irish: generally of English origin (it was taken to County Down in the 12th century), this name has also sometimes been adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Ó Sabháin, the name of a small south Munster sept, which was earlier Anglicized as O’Savin( see Savin ).3 Americanized form of Ashkenazic Jewish Savich .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Savage in household of Henry I Savage, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Florence Savage in entry for Joseph Oxley English, Lieut Royal Artillery, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"
  • Florence Savage in entry for Joseph Oxley English, Lieut, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"

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