William Alban Anderson

22 June 1826–
Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William Alban

William Alban Anderson was born on 22 June 1826, in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Mary Anne Wilkinson. He lived in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881.

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William Alban Anderson
Mary Anne Wilkinson
Maria Margaret Anderson
Joseph William Hosker Anderson
Alban J E Anderson

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 16

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 33

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (1)

  • William A Anderson, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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