John Walmsley

1872–

The Life of John

John Walmsley was born in 1872. He married Isabella Dugdale on 25 December 1896, in Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Kendal, Westmorland, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Family Time Line

John Walmsley
1872–
Isabella Dugdale
1876–
Marriage: 25 December 1896
Ethel Walmsley
1897–
Gladys Walmesley
1899–
Arthur Walmesley
1901–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 December 1896
Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

    Ethel Walmsley

    Female1897–Female

    Gladys Walmesley

    Female1899–Female

    Arthur Walmesley

    Male1901–Male

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 8

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

Age 12

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

Age 32

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

English: habitational name from Walmersley in Greater Manchester, which according to Ekwall is named from Old English wald ‘forest’ + mere ‘lake’ or (ge)mǣre ‘boundary’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. However, it is perhaps more plausibly from the genitive case of an Old English personal name Walhmǣr, meaning ‘foreign-famous’, or Waldmǣr ‘rule-famous’ + Old English lēah.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Walmesley, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • John Walmsley in entry for Ethel Walmsley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Walmsley, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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