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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James Buckwell
Caroline Nash
Alice Caroline Buckwell
Emma Buckwell
Herbert James Buckwell
Edith Buckwell
Annie Buckwell
James Walter Buckwell

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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.

Age 6

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

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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