Kezia Wagstaff

17 February 1882–1943 (Age 60)
Northill, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Kezia

When Kezia Wagstaff was born on 17 February 1882, in Northill, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Maximillian Wagstaff, was 34 and her mother, Lilla Milton, was 24. She married John William Barnett Gosling on 12 June 1913, in Northill, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. She died in 1943, in Bilsby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 61.

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John William Barnett Gosling
Kezia Wagstaff
Marriage: 12 June 1913

Spouse and Children

12 June 1913
Northill, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings



World Events (7)


Age 2

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

Age 22

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 26

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Midlands and Yorkshire):1. occupational nickname for an official who carried a staff of office, from Middle English wag(gen) ‘to brandish or shake’ + staff ‘staff’, ‘rod’. 2. obscene nickname for a medieval ‘flasher’, one who brandished his ‘staff’ publicly.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Kezia Wagstaff in household of Maximillian Wagstaff, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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