Emma Buckwell

about 1878–
Croyden, Surrey, England

The Life of Emma

When Emma Buckwell was born about 1878, her father, James Buckwell, was 46 and her mother, Caroline Nash, was 33. She immigrated to Canada in 1934 and lived in England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Horsell, Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

James Buckwell
1832–1895
Caroline Nash
1845–1931
Alice Caroline Buckwell
1866–1867
Emma Buckwell
1878–
Herbert James Buckwell
1870–1965
Edith Buckwell
1872–1892
Annie Buckwell
1876–
James Walter Buckwell
1881–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 2

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

Age 6

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1914

Age 36

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places called Bucknell, in Oxfordshire and Shropshire, or Bucknall, in Lincolnshire and Somerset. These are all named with the Old English byname Bucca ( see Buck ) or Old English bucca ‘he-goat’ (with genitive -n) + hyll ‘hill’ in the first two examples or healh ‘nook’, ‘hollow’ in the latter two.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Buckwell in household of James Buckwell, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Emma Buckwell in household of James Buckwell, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Emmie Buckwell in household of Caroline Buckwell, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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