Arthur William Watkins

23 August 1894–29 March 1969 (Age 74)
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Arthur William

When Arthur William Watkins was born on 23 August 1894, in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Andrew WATKINS, was 30 and his mother, Eliza Clarke, was 29. He married Florence Langston in 1916, in Hackney, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Fulham, London, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Hackney, London, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He registered for military service in 1914. He died on 29 March 1969, in Ashford, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74.

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Arthur William Watkins
Florence Langston
Marriage: 1916
Doris Victoria Watkins
Arthur William Watkins
Florence May Watkins
Frederick E Watkins
Edith Grace Watkins

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale
Age 10
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 14
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
Age 20
Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English (also frequent in Wales): patronymic from the personal name Watkin .

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

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Sources (6)

  • Arthur William Watkins, "United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920"
  • Arthur Watkins in household of Eliza Watkins, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Arthur Watkins in household of Andrew Watkins, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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