Walter Sawyer

23 August 1873–
Leicester, Leicestershire, England

The Life of Walter

When Walter Sawyer was born on 23 August 1873, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Bogne Sawyer, was 37 and his mother, Caroline Cohen, was 35. He married Jessie Anderson in June 1897, in West Ham, Essex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Walthamstow, Essex, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Finchley, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

Walter Sawyer
Jessie Anderson
Marriage: June 1897
Isabel Constance Sawyer
Phylis Sawyer
Doris Sawyer

Spouse and Children


    Jessie Anderson


June 1897
West Ham, Essex, England, United Kingdom


    Isabel Constance Sawyer


    Doris Sawyer


    Phylis Sawyer


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 7

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

Age 11

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

Age 31

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

1 English: occupational name for someone who earned his living by sawing wood, Middle English saghier, an agent derivative of sagh(en) ‘to saw’.2 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish surname or a translation of Seger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter Sawyer in household of Caroline Sawyer, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Walter Sawyer in household of Charles Sawyer, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Walter Sawger, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"

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