Richard Quinton

28 February 1877–
Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Ireland

The Life of Richard

Richard Quinton was born on 28 February 1877, in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Ireland. He lived in Ireland in 1877 and Hulme, Lancashire, England in 1891.

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Richard Quinton
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World Events (3)


Age 42

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.

Age 43

In the Government of Ireland Act 1920, Ireland was partitioned, with the unionist-dominated north east becoming Northern Ireland.

Age 45

Irish Civil War between the Free State army and IRA.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from any of the places, for example in Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire, and Birmingham, named in Old English as cwēn tūn, from Old English as ‘the queen's settlement’. Compare Kingston . 2. from the Old French personal name Quentin, Quintin ( see Quintin ). 3. (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the places in northern France named for St. Quentin of Amiens, a 3rd-century Roman missionary to Gaul, for example Saint-Quentin in La Manche or Saint-Quentinen-Tourmont in Somme, the site of his martyrdom.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard Quinton in household of William Quinton, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Richard Quinton, "Ireland Civil Registration, 1845-1913"
  • Richard Quinton, "Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881"

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