William Henry Bent

1867–Male
Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Bent was born in 1867, in Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Bent, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Lloyd, was 35. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Sarah Turner. He lived in Dudley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Coseley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Bent
1867–
Sarah Turner
1866–
Albert Victor Bent
1896–1954
Gladys Bessie Rosa Bent
1896–
Sydney Bent
1898–1970
Ida Lousia Bent
1905–1974

Spouse and Children

children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 13

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 17

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

Age 37

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

English: topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of land on which grew bent grass, rushes, or reeds (Middle English bent).

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

Sources (3)

  • William H Bent in household of John Bent, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Henery Bent in household of John Bent, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Harry Bent in household of John Bent, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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