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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Family Time Line

Patricii DERKIN or Durcan
1821–1894
Maria Dyer
1835–1869
Mathew Derkin
1858–1958
Bridget DERKIN or Durcan
1860–1861
James Derkin
1862–1960
Jacobum Durcan
1862–
William DERKIN or Durcan
1863–1963
Ann DERKIN or Durcan
1864–1964
Sarah Derkin
1867–1968
John Dokin
1869–1971
Mary Dokin
1869–1981

Parents and Siblings

    Patricii DERKIN or Durcan

    Male1821–1894Male

    Maria Dyer

    Female1835–1869Female

siblings

(9)

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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.
1884

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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