William Cotterill

8 May 1845–19 December 1915 (Age 70)
Ryhall, Rutland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Cotterill was born on 8 May 1845, in Ryhall, Rutland, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Cotterell, was 23 and his mother, Mary Gardiner Preston, was 21. He married Eliza Denton on 26 July 1870, in Ryhall, Rutland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom for about 40 years. He died on 19 December 1915, in Ryhall, Rutland, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 70, and was buried in Ryhall, Rutland, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Cotterill
Anne Chamberlain
Marriage: 9 July 1873
William Ernest Cotterill

Spouse and Children

9 July 1873
Burley, Rutland, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (5)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 9

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 35

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

Age 39

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: variant of Cottrell .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Cotterill, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Cottrell, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • William Cotterall in household of John Cotterall, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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