William Cumberland

10 December 1847–about 1908 (Age 60)
Loughborough, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Cumberland was born on 10 December 1847, in Loughborough, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Cumberland, was 27 and his mother, Martha Robinson, was 28. He lived in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died about 1908, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Henry Cumberland
Martha Robinson
Emma Cumberland
William Cumberland

Parents and Siblings



World Events (5)

1854 · The Crimean War
Age 7
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 33
School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
Age 37
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: regional name for someone from Cumberland in northwestern England (now part of Cumbria).

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

Story Highlight

William Cumberland - Personal History written by Caroleen Mellen May

WILLIAM CUMBERLAND The Mormon Missionaries introduced their family to the gospel. His mother Martha was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on November 4, 1848, but it wa …

Sources (6)

  • William Cumberland in household of Henry Cumberland, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William Cumberland in household of Henry Cumberland, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Leonard Cumberland, "England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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