George Walker

27 November 1870–
Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Walker was born on 27 November 1870, in Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Walker, was 42 and his mother, Martha Clough, was 38.

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Family Time Line

George Walker
1828–
Martha Clough
1832–
William Walker
1854–
Sarah Walker
1868–
John Walker
1858–
Martha Hannah
1860–
Nancy Ann Walker
1862–
Mary Ann
1864–
Joseph Haydn Walker
1866–
George Walker
1870–
Lilly Walker
1873–
Violet Walker
1873–

Parents and Siblings

    George Walker

    Male1828–Male

    Martha Clough

    Female1832–Female

siblings

(10)

    William Walker

    Male1854–Male

    John Walker

    Male1858–Male

    Martha Hannah

    Female1860–Female

    Nancy Ann Walker

    Female1862–Female

    Mary Ann

    Female1864–Female

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World Events (8)

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 8

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.
1884

Age 14

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

English (especially Yorkshire) and Scottish: occupational name for a fuller, Middle English walkere, Old English wealcere, an agent derivative of wealcan ‘to walk, tread’. This was the regular term for the occupation during the Middle Ages in western and northern England. Compare Fuller and Tucker . As a Scottish surname it has also been used as a translation of Gaelic Mac an Fhucadair ‘son of the fuller’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • George Walker, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: George Walker - Published information: birth: 1870; Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, England

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