Alfred Valentine Fisher

Maleabout 1883–

Brief Life History of Alfred Valentine

Alfred Valentine Fisher was born about 1883, in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. He married Ethel Maud Packe in 1912, in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom.

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Alfred Valentine Fisher
1883–
Ethel Maud Packe
1887–1938
Marriage: 1912

Sources (3)

  • Alfred Valentine Fisher, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Fisher, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Alfred V Fisher, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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  • Marriage
    1912Ipswich, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
  • World Events (8)

    1884

    Age 1

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 21

    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.

    1914

    Age 31

    Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a fisherman, from Middle English fis(sc)her(e) ‘fisherman’ (Old English fiscere). In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from many other languages, including German Fischer and its Slavic(ized) variant Fišer (see Fiser ), Dutch Visser , Hungarian Halász (see Halasz ), Italian Pescatore , Slovenian Ribič (see Ribic ), and Croatian Ribić or Ribar .

    English: in a few cases, possibly a topographic name for someone who lived near a fish weir on a river, from Middle English fis(sc)hwere, fisshyar ‘fish weir’ (Old English fiscwer, fiscgear), or a habitational name from a place so named, such as Fisher in North Mundham, Sussex.

    Irish: translation into English of Gaelic Ó Bradáin ‘descendant of Bradán’, a personal name meaning ‘salmon’. See Braden .

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

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