George Barker

1864–
Framlingham, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Barker was born in 1864, in Framlingham, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Sole, was 19 and his mother, Eliza Barker, was 26. He lived in Bradford St James, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881.

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Family Time Line

George Sole
1845–1900
Eliza Barker
1838–1907
George Barker
1864–
Sarah Annie Barker
1868–
Harry Sole
1885–1935

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 16

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 20

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 44

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a tanner of leather, from Middle English bark(en) ‘to tan’, tree bark having been used as the tanning agent.2 English: occupational name for a shepherd, Anglo-Norman French bercher (Late Latin berbicarius, from berbex ‘ram’, genitive berbicis). With the change of -ar- to -er- in Middle English, this became indistinguishable from the preceding name.3 Altered spelling of German Barger or Berger .

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

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Sources (2)

  • George Barker in household of George Sole, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • George Sole in household of George Sole, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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