Edward Wakefield

1838–
Tottenham, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edward

Edward Wakefield was born in 1838, in Tottenham, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. He married Maria Spicer Binder about 1863, in London, England, United Kingdom.

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Edward Wakefield
1838–
Maria Spicer Binder
1843–
Marriage: about 1863

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1863
London, England, United Kingdom

World Events (3)

1843

Age 5

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 16

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.
1884

Age 46

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city of Wakefield in West Yorkshire, and probably also from a place of the same name in Northamptonshire. Both are named from an Old English wacu ‘vigil’, ‘festival’ (a derivative of wac(i)an ‘to watch or wake’) + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’, i.e. a patch of open land where a fair was held.

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

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