George Robert Fordham

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
Mary Ashcroft
Marriage: June 1878
Annie E Fordham
Ethel M Fordham
Benjamin J Fordham
Mabel Fordham
Elanor Fordham
May Fordham
Edward Fordham

Spouse & Children

June 1878
Caxton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom


+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.

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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