Matthew Lamb

Hartlepool, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Matthew

When Matthew Lamb was born in 1881, in Hartlepool, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Lamb, was 30 and his mother, Georgina Hart Hutchinson, was 28. He married Sarah Florence Smith in June 1907, in Hartlepool, Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Stranton, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and West Hartlepool, Durham, England, United Kingdom for about 38 years.

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Family Time Line

Matthew Lamb
Sarah Florence Smith
Marriage: June 1907
Mattthew Charles Lamb
Henry Lamb
Elizabeth Lamb

Spouse and Children


    Sarah Florence Smith


June 1907
Hartlepool, Durham, England, United Kingdom


    Mattthew Charles Lamb


    Henry Lamb


    Elizabeth Lamb


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 3

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

Age 23

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 33

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

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English lamb, a nickname for a meek and inoffensive person, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of lambs. See also Lamm .2 English: from a short form of the personal name Lambert .3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ( see Lane 3). MacLysaght comments: ‘The form Lamb(e), which results from a more than usually absurd pseudotranslation (uan ‘lamb’), is now much more numerous than O’Loan itself.’

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

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Sources (3)

  • Matthew Lamb in household of Henry Lamb, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Mathew Lamb in household of Henry Lamb, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Matthew Lamb, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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