Alice Blanch Ball

1 June 1875–June 1964 (Age 89)
Long Ashton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alice Blanch

When Alice Blanch Ball was born on 1 June 1875, her father, Henry Ball, was 46 and her mother, Hester Mitchell, was 38. She died in June 1964, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Henry Ball
1829–1889
Hester Mitchell
1837–1914
Henry Ball
1857–1925
Louisa Ball
1858–
Edwin Ball
1860–
Melinda Ball
1864–
Annie Ball
1865–
Fanny Ball
1867–
Ellen Ball
1869–
William Ball
1872–
Dottie Ball
1874–
Alice Blanch Ball
1875–1964
Lizzie Ball
1875–
Frank Ball
1878–

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Ball

    Male1829–1889Male

    Hester Mitchell

    Female1837–1914Female

siblings

(12)

    Henry Ball

    Male1857–1925Male

    Louisa Ball

    Female1858–Female

    Edwin Ball

    Male1860–Male

    Melinda Ball

    Female1864–Female

    Annie Ball

    Female1865–Female

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 5

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

Age 9

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

Age 29

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 English: nickname for a short, fat person, from Middle English bal(le) ‘ball’ (Old English ball, Old Norse bǫllr).2 English: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a knoll or rounded hill, from the same Middle English word, bal(le), used in this sense.3 English: from the Old Norse personal name Balle, derived either from ballr ‘dangerous’ or bǫllr ‘ball’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Alice Blanch Ball, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Alice Blanch Ball - Government record: death: June 1964; Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

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