William Henry Archibald Vivian

1887–
Welland, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William Henry Archibald

When William Henry Archibald Vivian was born in 1887, in Welland, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Henry Vivian, was 28 and his mother, Florence Reynolds Hale, was 24. He lived in Great Malvern, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Guarlford, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Vivian
1859–
Florence Reynolds Hale
1863–
Florence Emily Vivian
1884–
William Henry Archibald Vivian
1887–
Olive Kate Vivian
1888–
John Vivian
1890–
Gladys Margaret Vivian
1893–
Lilian Ruby Vivian
1899–
Roderick Vivian
1902–

Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Vivian

    Male1859–Male

    Florence Reynolds Hale

    Female1863–Female

siblings

(7)

    Florence Emily Vivian

    Female1884–Female

    Male1887–Male

    Olive Kate Vivian

    Female1888–Female

    Male1890–Male

    Gladys Margaret Vivian

    Female1893–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 17

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 21

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1918

Age 31

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

Name Meaning

English and French: from the personal name (Latin Vivianus, a derivative of vivus ‘living’, ‘alive’). The name was borne by a 5th-century bishop of Saintes, France, and was popular among the Normans, by whom it was introduced to England.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Archibald Vivian in household of William Vivian, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Archibald Vivian in household of William Vivian, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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