Lewis Quinton

1871–1953 (Age 82)
Shirenewton, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Lewis

When Lewis Quinton was born in 1871, in Shirenewton, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, James Quinton, was 32 and his mother, Emma Robbins, was 28. He died in 1953, in his hometown, at the age of 82, and was buried in Chappel, Essex, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

James Quinton
1839–1915
Emma Robbins
1843–
Tom Quinton
1867–1917
Robert Quinton
1869–
Lewis Quinton
1871–1953
Cecilia Quinton
1874–1961
Amy Quinton
1876–
Mabel Quinton
1880–
Arthur James Quinton
1884–1977
Millicent Quinton
1887–

Parents and Siblings

    James Quinton

    Male1839–1915Male

    Emma Robbins

    Female1843–Female

siblings

(8)

    Tom Quinton

    Male1867–1917Male

    Robert Quinton

    Male1869–Male

    Male1871–1953Male

    Female1874–1961Female

    Amy Quinton

    Female1876–Female

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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).
1900 · Strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry

Age 29

The strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry was the longest in Wales history, lasting from November 22, 1900 to 1903. When workers in the quarry were informed that union dues were no longer being collected, they started protesting.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from any of the places, for example in Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire, and Birmingham, named in Old English as cwēn tūn, from Old English as ‘the queen's settlement’. Compare Kingston . 2. from the Old French personal name Quentin, Quintin ( see Quintin ). 3. (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the places in northern France named for St. Quentin of Amiens, a 3rd-century Roman missionary to Gaul, for example Saint-Quentin in La Manche or Saint-Quentinen-Tourmont in Somme, the site of his martyrdom.

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

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