Georgina Lucy Duff

27 September 1835–4 May 1896 (Age 60)
Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Georgina Lucy

When Georgina Lucy Duff was born on 27 September 1835, in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Norwich Duff, was 43 and her mother, Helen Mary Shoolbred, was 24. She married William James Tayler on 23 July 1864, in Pimlico, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Brighton, Sussex, England in 1835 and Paddington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died on 4 May 1896, in London, England, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

William James Tayler
Georgina Lucy Duff
Marriage: 23 July 1864
Constance Jane Dorothy Tayler
Helen Agnes Henrietta Tayler
Alexander Norwich Tayler

Spouse and Children

23 July 1864
Pimlico, London, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings



    Helen Sophia Duff



    Edward Alexander James Duff


    Adam Gordon Duff


World Events (4)


Age 8

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 19

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 45

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

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibh (‘descendant of Dubh’), Mac Giolla Duibh (‘son of the servant of Dubh’), or a short form of Duffin 2 (County Wexford), MacElduff (County Tyrone; see Kilduff ), Mac Duibh, and Duffy , all of which are formed from personal names containing the element dubh ‘dark’, ‘black’ (widely used as a nickname or byname for a dark-haired man or man of dark temperament and as an element of personal names).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Georgina L Taylor in household of William J Taylor, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Georgina Lucy Duff in entry for William James Taylor, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"
  • Georgina Lucy Tayler, "England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957"

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