Francis John William Maxwell

about 1871–
Bermondsey, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Francis John William

When Francis John William Maxwell was born about 1871, in Bermondsey, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Maxwell, was 36 and his mother, Jane Killingworth, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Charles Maxwell
1835–1879
Jane Killingworth
1837–1905
Elizabeth Jane Maxwell
1861–
Francis John William Maxwell
1871–
Thomas Stanislaus Maxwell
1873–1946
Joseph Patrick Maxwell
1876–1901
Charles Joseph Seth Maxwell
1864–1951
Mary Amelia Maxwell
1868–1903

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Maxwell

    Male1835–1879Male

    Jane Killingworth

    Female1837–1905Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 9

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

Age 13

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

Age 33

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

1 Scottish: habitational name from a place near Melrose in Roxburghshire. The place name is first recorded in 1144 in the form Mackeswell ‘Mack's spring or stream (Old English well(a))’.2 Irish: this surname is common in Ulster, where it has sometimes been adopted as an alternative to Miskell .3 Jewish: arbitrary adoption of the Scottish name, or Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Francis J W Maxwell in household of Charles Maxwell, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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