William Branch

1863–1923 (Age 60)
Charlwood, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Branch was born in 1863, in Charlwood, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Branch, was 33 and his mother, Jane Coomber, was 27. He married Eliza Lovatt on 26 September 1885, in Carshalton, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Shoreditch, London, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Shoreditch, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died in 1923, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

William Branch
Eliza Lovatt
Marriage: 26 September 1885
Ada A Branch
William Clements John Branch
Eliza May Branch
Ida Maud Branch
Ethel Branch
Albert Branch
Rose Alice Emma Branch
Herbert Stanley Branch

Spouse and Children

26 September 1885
Carshalton, Surrey, England, United Kingdom


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Branch


    Jane Coomber





    Alice E Branch


    Emma Branch


World Events (8)

1868 · Abolition of Public Hangings at Newgate

Age 5

On May 26, 1868 the Capital Punishment Act was put into action. This made it so that public hangings no longer existed at Newgate in London.
1877 · Trial of Detectives

Age 14

The Trial of Detective, also known as the Turf Fraud Scandal, was a scandal involving 3 senior Scotland Yard detectives. It was a scam involving bets made on horse races. 

Age 21

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old French branche ‘branch’ (Late Latin branca ‘foot’, ‘paw’), the application of which as a surname is not clear. In America it has been adopted as a translation of any of the numerous Swedish surnames containing the element gren ‘branch’, and likewise of French Labranche , German Zweig , and Finnish Haara, Oksa, and Oksana.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Branch, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • William Branch in household of John Branch, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Branch in household of John Branch, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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