Walter Peak


Brief Life History of Walter

When Walter Peak was born in 1896, his father, William Edward Peak, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Willmore, was 25.

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William Edward Peak
Elizabeth Willmore
William Peak
Lily Peak
Thomas Ernest Peak
Walter Peak
James Peak
Florence Elizabeth Peak

Sources (4)

  • Walter Peak in household of William Edward Peak, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Walter Peak, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Walter Peak in household of William E Peak, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 8

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.


Age 12

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1928 · Women Granted Right to Vote

Age 32

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places in different parts of England named in Old English with pēac ‘hill, knoll, peak’, includingPeak (Hill) in Sidmouth (Devon), East and West Peek in Luffincot (Devon), a minor locality in Chiddingly (Sussex) once called Peke (now Peke's House), and the Peak District, an area of rugged hills in northwest Derbyshire and adjacent counties.

English: possibly a nickname from the Middle English word in 1 above, denoting a stout, thick-set man.

English: shortened form of Peacock .

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

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