Herbert Walter Lucas

15 April 1883–7 June 1963 (Age 80)
Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Herbert Walter

When Herbert Walter Lucas was born on 15 April 1883, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Frederick Lucas, was 30 and his mother, Mary Jane Brewer, was 32. He died on 7 June 1963, at the age of 80.

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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.

Age 25

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, etc.: from the Latin personal name Lucas (Greek Loukas) ‘man from Lucania’. Lucania is a region of southern Italy thought to have been named in ancient times with a word meaning ‘bright’ or ‘shining’. Compare Lucio . The Christian name owed its enormous popularity throughout Europe in the Middle Ages to St. Luke the Evangelist, hence the development of this surname and many vernacular derivatives in most of the languages of Europe. Compare Luke . This is also found as an Americanized form of Greek Loukas .2 Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Lùcais ( see McLucas ).

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

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  • Herbert Lucas in household of Frederick Lucas, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Herbert Lucas in household of Frederick Lucas, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Herbert Lucas in household of Fredk Lucas, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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