Lavinia Walker

November 1870–
Shipley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Lavinia

When Lavinia Walker was born in November 1870, in Shipley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Moses Walker, was 32 and her mother, Christina Whitaker, was 34. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with robert whitaker. She lived in Shipley cum Heaton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 10

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

Age 14

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 38

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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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  • Lavinia Walker in household of Moses Walker, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Lavinia Walker in household of Christiana Whitaker, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Lavinia Whitaker in household of Robert Whitaker, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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