Leslie Waters

Male–1 July 1916

Brief Life History of Leslie

Leslie Waters was born in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 1 July 1916, in his hometown.

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    1801 · The Act of Union

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

    1815

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    1823

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: variant of Water 1 and 2, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Irish: when not the English surname, this is an Anglicized form of various Gaelic names taken to be derived from uisce ‘water’ (see for example Haskin , Hiskey ).

    History: James Waters came from London, England, to Salem, MA, in 1630. Lawrence Waters came to Charlestown, MA, from Lancaster, England, in 1675.

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

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