Dorothy Speechley

Female17 December 1848–20 December 1916

Brief Life History of Dorothy

When Dorothy Speechley was christened on 17 December 1848, in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Speechley, was 36 and her mother, Sarah SPEECHLEY, was 34. She lived in Foxley, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died on 20 December 1916, in Yaxley, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

James Speechley
1812–1891
Sarah SPEECHLEY
1814–1884
Susanna Speechley
1839–1921
Francis Gilby Speechley
1853–1915
Samuel Thomas SPEECHLEY
1855–1930
James Speechley
1845–1909
Sarah Speechley
1846–
Dorothy Speechley
1848–1916
Jonathan Speechley
1851–1934

Sources (13)

  • Dorothy Speechley in household of James Speechley, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Dorothy Speechley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Dorothey Speechley, "England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957"

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Siblings (7)

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World Events (5)

1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

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

1884

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: locative name from Spetchley (Worcs).

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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