William Jolley

13 February 1891–
Ashton in Makerfield, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Jolley was born on 13 February 1891, in Ashton in Makerfield, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Jolley, was 37 and his mother, Mary Partington, was 32.

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Richard Jolley
Mary Partington
Thomas Wright
Jane Jolley
William Jolley

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World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 10

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Age 17

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 33

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Jolly .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • William Jolley in household of Richard Jolley, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • William Jolley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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