Ernest Charles Hood

Brief Life History of Ernest Charles

When Ernest Charles Hood was born in 1884, in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, William Hood, was 32 and his mother, Ann Hood, was 37. He married Mable A. Nisbeck in 1911, in Wales, United Kingdom. He lived in St Woollos, Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1891 and Newport, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died in 1938, in Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 54.

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Ernest Charles Hood
Mable A. Nisbeck
Marriage: 1911

Sources (6)

  • Ernest C Hood in household of William Hood, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Ernest Charles Hood, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ernest C Hood, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1890 · Welsh Industry Affected by U.S Tariff 

In 1890, President McKinley and Congress passed the McKinley Tariff, which have had direct effect on Southern Wales. All foreign exports were taxed, including tinplates from the iron and copper mines in Wales.

1900 · Strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry

The strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry was the longest in Wales history, lasting from November 22, 1900 to 1903. When workers in the quarry were informed that union dues were no longer being collected, they started protesting.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English hod, hood, hodde ‘hood’, either for someone who wore a hood (like the medieval folk hero Robin Hood) or who made and sold hoods. In Kent and Sussex the name may sometimes have been confused with Hoad .

English: from the Middle English personal name Hod(e), a variant of Ode or Odd with prosthetic H-; see Ott and Oates and compare Hodson 2.

English and Scottish: variant of Hudd, from the Middle English personal name Hudde, Hutte, which could represent Old English Hud(d)a or its ancient Germanic equivalent Hud(d)o, but is more likely from Anglo-Norman French Hud(de), a pet form of Hugh.

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

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