George Benjamin Wightman

1875–1947 (Age 72)
Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George Benjamin

When George Benjamin Wightman was born in 1875, in Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Francis Wightman, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Flinders, was 35. He married Eliza Mosley in 1898, in Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Derby St Alkmund, Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. In 1891, at the age of 36, his occupation is listed as blacksmith engineer in Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1947, in Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

George Benjamin Wightman
1875–1947
Eliza Mosley
1878–1954
Marriage: 1898
Doris May Wightman
1899–1983
Cissie Frances Wightman
1901–1982
George Benjamin Wightman
1904–1981

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1898
Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 5

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

Age 9

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 29

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English:1. from an unattested Old English personal name Wihtmann meaning ‘elf man’. 2. variant of Wight , with the addition of Middle English man ‘man’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Benj Wyhtman in household of Frank Wyhtman, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • George Benj Wyhtman in household of Frank Wyhtman, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • George Benjm Wightman in household of Frank Wightman, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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