Alice Duncombe

Female19 February 1869–

Brief Life History of Alice

When Alice Duncombe was born on 19 February 1869, in Lane Head, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Thomas Duncombe, was 44 and her mother, Mary Ann Dowin, was 36. She married Thomas Adams in 1890, in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Willenhall Holy Trinity, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Bloxwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Adams
Alice Duncombe
Marriage: 1890
Florance Amabel Adams
Emmeline Adams
Alice Elaine Adams
Stanley Halston Adams
Gladys Audrey Adams
Verna Adams

Sources (15)

  • Louisa Duncomb in household of Mary Duncomb, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Alice Duncombe in entry for Oscar W Pyster and Alice E Stallard, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Alice Adams in household of Thomas Adams, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1890West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (18)

    +13 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 11

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


    Age 15

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 35

    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 several places so named, such as Duncombe in Donnington (Gloucestershire), Duncombe in Bilsborrow (Lancashire), Duncombe in Bishops Waltham (Hampshire), or Duncombe in Sherford (Devon), probably from Old English dūn ‘hill’ + Old English cumb ‘valley’.

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

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