Christopher Greenside Spence

1877–1954 (Age 77)
Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Christopher Greenside

When Christopher Greenside Spence was born in 1877, in Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Christopher Spence, was 46 and his mother, Hannah Nicholson, was 43. He married Harriet Ann Bartley in 1904, in Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Southwick, Durham, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died in 1954, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Greenside Spence
1877–1954
Harriet Ann Bartley
1881–1954
Marriage: 1904
Christiana Spence
1905–1934
Mary Ann Spence
1907–1988
Christopher Greenside Spence
1910–1913
Jane Ann Spence
1913–1995
Christopher Greenside Spence
1916–1973
Elizabeth Spence
1919–1980

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1904
Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom
children

(6)

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Parents and Siblings

    Christopher Spence

    Male1831–1892Male

    Hannah Nicholson

    Female1834–1897Female

siblings

(10)

    Christopher Samuel Spence

    Male1853–Male

    John Spence

    Male1858–1865Male

    Samuel Frank Greenside Spence

    Male1858–1918Male

    Timothy Gibson Spence

    Male1860–1865Male

    Betsy Spence

    Female1864–1932Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 3

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

Age 7

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

Age 27

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 and Scottish: metonymic occupational name for a servant employed in the pantry of a great house or monastery, from Middle English spense ‘larder’, ‘storeroom’ (a reduced form of Old French despense, from a Late Latin derivative of dispendere, past participle dispensus, ‘to weigh out or dispense’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Christopher Spence in household of Christopher Spence, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Christopher Spence in household of Christopher Spence, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Christopher Spence, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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