William Marchant

1837–
Hawkhurst, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Marchant was born in 1837, in Hawkhurst, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, Benjamin Marchant, was 26 and his mother, Ann Barnes, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Marchant
1811–1903
Ann Barnes
1811–1862
Gideon Marchant
1835–1918
Anne Marchant
1836–
William Marchant
1837–
George Marchant
1838–
Benjamin Marchant
1840–1899
Walter Marchant
1841–
Sally Marchant
1842–
Fanny Marchant
1843–
Frank Marchant
1845–
Charlotte Marchant
1846–
Eli Marchant
1848–
John Marchant
1849–
Elizabeth Marchant
1852–1927

Parents & Siblings

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World Events (8)

1843

Age 6

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 17

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

Age 43

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

Name Meaning

English and French: variant of Marchand .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William Marchant in household of Benjamin Marchant, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William Marchant in household of Benjamin Marchant, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William Marchant, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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