William Charles Scarff

about 1846–6 May 1908
Isle of Man

The Life of William Charles

When William Charles Scarff was born about 1846, in Isle of Man, his father, Thomas Scarffe, was 47 and his mother, Jane Gelling, was 44. He married Isabella Jane Condrey on 2 May 1874, in Lonan, Isle of Man. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Lonan, Isle of Man for about 20 years. He was buried in Foxdale, Isle of Man.

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Family Time Line

William Charles Scarff
1846–1908
Isabella Jane Condrey
1853–
Marriage: 2 May 1874
Isabella Jane Scarffe
1874–1951
Isabella J Scarffe
1875–
Catherine Scarffe
1876–
Selina Scarffe
1877–
William Edward Scarffe
1879–1942
Thomas Alfred Scarffe
1881–1956
James Scarffe
1883–1969
Margaret Ann Scarff
1884–1974
Jemima Scarff
1886–1974
Robert Charles Scarff
1889–1947
John Herbert Scarff
1891–1973
Clara Scarffe
1892–1966
Richard Scarff
1894–1970
Miss Emma Edith Scarffe
1896–1896

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 May 1874
Lonan, Isle of Man
children

(14)

    Female1874–1951Female

    Isabella J Scarffe

    Female1875–Female

    Catherine Scarffe

    Female1876–Female

    Selina Scarffe

    Female1877–Female

    William Edward Scarffe

    Male1879–1942Male

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Male1827–Male

    Thomas Scarff

    Male1828–1856Male

    Ann Scarff

    Female1828–1885Female

    Jane Scarff

    Female1830–1853Female

    Thomas Scarffe

    Male1833–1856Male

+6 More Children

World Events (3)

1863

Age 17

Douglas becomes the capital of the Isle of Man, after its parliament. Tynwald moved their chambers from Castletown.
1867

Age 21

First Elections to the House of Keys.
1881

Age 35

Introduction of Women's Suffrage.

Name Meaning

English: from northern Middle English scarfe ‘cormorant’ (Old Norse skarfr), either a nickname for someone bearing some supposed resemblance to a cormorant, or else a survival into Middle English of the Old Norse byname Scarfi, from the same source.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William C Scarffe, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Chs in household of Thomas Scarffe, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William Scarff in household of Jane Scarff, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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