George Robert Fordham

1859–
Eltisley, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George Robert

George Robert Fordham was born in 1859, in Eltisley, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. He married Mary Ashcroft in June 1878, in Caxton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

George Robert Fordham
1859–
Mary Ashcroft
1852–1911
Marriage: June 1878
Annie E Fordham
1879–
Ethel M Fordham
1880–
Benjamin J Fordham
1881–
Mabel Fordham
1881–
Elanor Fordham
1884–
May Fordham
1886–
Edward Fordham
1887–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
June 1878
Caxton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 21

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 25

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 45

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

English: habitational name from any of the places in Cambridgeshire, Essex, and Norfolk named Fordham, from Old English ford ‘ford’ + hām ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.

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

Sources (3)

  • George Fordham, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • George R Fordham, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • George Fordham, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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