William DERKIN or Durcan

23 August 1863–before 1963 (Age 99)
Easington Lane, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William DERKIN or Durcan was born on 23 August 1863, in Easington Lane, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Patricii DERKIN or Durcan, was 42 and his mother, Maria Dyer, was 28. He died before 1963, in Durham, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 98.

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Patricii DERKIN or Durcan
Maria Dyer
Mathew Derkin
Bridget DERKIN or Durcan
James Derkin
Jacobum Durcan
William DERKIN or Durcan
Ann DERKIN or Durcan
Sarah Derkin
John Dokin
Mary Dokin

Parents and Siblings

    Patricii DERKIN or Durcan


    Maria Dyer




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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 17

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

Age 21

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

Age 41

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: relationship name from the Middle English personal name Derkin, originally a borrowing from Flemish settlers of Middle Dutch Dierkin, a pet form of Diederik (Continental Germanic Theuderic), but also used as a pet form of Middle English Der(e) (Old English Dēor). Some of the following early bearers from S England may alternatively belong under (3).2 Irish: See Durkin (1).3 English: variant of Dorking (2); for early bearers See Darkin (2).

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

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