Albert Edward Sedgewick

27 April 1884–
Southwick, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Albert Edward

When Albert Edward Sedgewick was born on 27 April 1884, in Southwick, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Longstaff Sedgwick, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Rowell, was 43.

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William Longstaff Sedgwick
Sarah Rowell
William Rowell Sedgwick
Frederick Charles Sedgwick
Sarah Lydia Sedgwick
James Arthur Sedgwick
Albert Edward Sedgewick

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 20

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.

Age 24

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 34

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Sedgwick in Cumbria, so named from the Middle English personal name Sigg(e) (from Old Norse Siggi or Old English Sicg, short forms of the various compound names with the first element ‘victory’) + Old English wīc ‘outlying settlement’, ‘dairy farm’; or from Sedgewick in Sussex, named with Old English secg ‘sedge’ + wīc.

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

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  • Albert Edward Seitjewich, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Albert Edward Sedgewick, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Albert Edward Sedgewick, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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