William Monks

14 April 1906–4 June 1985 (Age 79)
Ince-in-Makerfield, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Monks was born on 14 April 1906, in Ince-in-Makerfield, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Adam Monks, was 40 and his mother, Mary Daniels, was 38. He married Bessie Brindle on 22 December 1928, in St Andrew's Church, Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Wigan All Saints, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1911 and Orrell, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1939. He died on 4 June 1985, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 79, and was buried in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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William Monks
Bessie Brindle
Marriage: 22 December 1928

Spouse and Children

22 December 1928
St Andrew's Church, Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings





    Mary Ellen Monks


    Adam Monks



+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1908 · 7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers

Age 2

The 7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers was active from 1908-1967. They were another volunteer unit for Britian's Territorial Army. During WWI they fought on the Western Front and during WWII they arrived in Liverpool just in time for the Liverpool Blitz.
1928 · Women Granted Right to Vote

Age 22

Women in England over the age of 21 were granted the right to vote on May 7, 1928.

Name Meaning

English and Dutch: patronymic from Monk 1 and 2, or an occupational name for a servant in a monastery or a monk's servant.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Monks in household of Adam Monks, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • William Monks, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
  • William Monks, "England and Wales National Register, 1939"

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