George Ward

Brief Life History of George

George Ward was born about 1847, in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. He married Margaret Ward about 1872, in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Suffolk, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom.

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George Ward
Margaret Ward
Marriage: about 1872
Mildred Ward
Margaret Ward
Phoebe Elizabeth Ward
Cissy Ward
Eliza Ward
Elsie Ward
Hilda Ward
Ernest Ward
Alice Ward
Edward John Ward

Sources (5)

  • George Ward in household of Thomas Ward, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • George, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • George Ward in entry for Phoebe Elizabeth Ward, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

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

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


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Middle English ward ‘watchman, guard’ (Old English weard, used as both an agent noun and an abstract noun).

English: occupational name from Middle English warde ‘armed guard’ (Old English weard ‘watching, guarding’), with the same meaning as 1 above.

Irish: shortened form of McWard, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Bhaird ‘son of the poet’. The surname occurs throughout Ireland, where three different branches of the family are known as professional poets.

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

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