Sydney Howard Law

Brief Life History of Sydney Howard

When Sydney Howard Law was born about April 1889, in Smethwick, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Richard Law, was 44 and his mother, Sarah Fisher, was 42. He married Mabel Beatrice Morton in January 1913, in Kings Norton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1939.

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Sydney Howard Law
Mabel Beatrice Morton
Marriage: January 1913

Sources (3)

  • Sydney Law in household of Joseph R Law, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sydney Howard Law - Government record: Birth record or certificate: birth-name: Sydney Howard Law
  • Sydney H Law, "England and Wales National Register, 1939"

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

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.


London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: from a Middle English personal name Law(e), a short form of Lawrence .

Scottish and northern English: topographic name for someone who lived near a hill, northern Middle English law (from Old English hlāw, which generally became low in the south and law in the north). Compare Lowe and Lew .

Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 羅, based on its Cantonese pronunciation, see Luo 1.

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

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