William Edward Hewitt

29 November 1886–
Ormesby Saint Margaret, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William Edward

When William Edward Hewitt was born on 29 November 1886, in Ormesby Saint Margaret, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Hewitt, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Catchpole, was 21. He lived in Ormesby St Margaret with Scratby, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Family Time Line

William Hewitt
1860–
Sarah Elizabeth Catchpole
1865–
Charles Simon Hewitt
1884–
William Edward Hewitt
1886–
Harry James Hewitt
1888–
Edward Boyce Hewitt
1890–1891
Isabella Harriett Sarah Hewitt
1892–
Edward Boyce Hewitt
1894–1961
Arthur Hewitt
1896–
Gertie Hewitt
1899–
Lily Hewett
1900–

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 18

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.
1908

Age 22

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1918

Age 32

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

Name Meaning

1 English, Welsh, and Scottish: from the medieval personal name Huet, a diminutive of Hugh . See also Hew . The surname has also long been established in Ireland.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a newly made clearing in a wood, Middle English hewett (Old English hīewet, a derivative of hēawan ‘to chop’,‘to hew’).

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

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  • William Hewitt in household of William Hewitt, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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