William Thomas Richards Higton

6 March 1878–12 September 1939 (Age 61)
Underwood, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William Thomas Richards

When William Thomas Richards Higton was born on 6 March 1878, in Underwood, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Higton, was 26 and his mother, Hannah Richards, was 21. He married Sarah Ann Chapman on 25 December 1899. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Selston, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 12 September 1939, in Underwood, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 61, and was buried in Underwood, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Thomas Richards Higton
1878–1939
Sarah Ann Chapman
1880–1952
Marriage: 25 December 1899
John Higton
1900–1901
Hannah Higton
1902–1949
Henry Higton
1903–1904
Mabel Higton
1904–1980
Laura Higton
1907–1927
Alice Higton
1909–1986
Sarah Ann Higton
1911–1916
Tom Higton
1913–2001

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 December 1899
Selston NTT: St Helen's Parish Church
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 2

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

Age 6

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

Age 26

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

Scottish (Borders) and northern English: habitational name from Wigton in Cumbria, near Carlisle.

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

Sources (2)

  • William T R Higton in household of John Higton, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William T R Higton in household of John Higton, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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