William Henry Bent

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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William Henry Bent
Sarah Turner
Albert Victor Bent
Gladys Bessie Rosa Bent
Sydney Bent
Ida Lousia Bent

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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.

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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