Edwin John Ackland

1878–1954 (Age 76)
Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Edwin John

When Edwin John Ackland was born in 1878, in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Ackland, was 30 and his mother, Eliza Almrott, was 31. He married Elizabeth Pontifex in 1903, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Roath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1881. He died in 1954, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Edwin John Ackland
1878–1954
Elizabeth Pontifex
1882–1923
Marriage: 1903
Phyllis Ackland
1908–1929
Edwin Russell Ackland
1912–1977

Spouse and Children

    Male1878–1954Male

    Elizabeth Pontifex

    Female1882–1923Female

MARRIAGE
1903
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Ackland

    Male1848–1903Male

    Eliza Almrott

    Female1847–1917Female

siblings

(7)

    Charlotte Annie G Ackland

    Female1873–Female

    William Henry Ackland

    Male1875–Male

    Male1878–1954Male

    Edith Mary Ackland

    Female1879–1936Female

    James S.

    Male1880–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1884

Age 6

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · Welsh Industry Affected by U.S Tariff 

Age 12

In 1890, President McKinley and Congress passed the McKinley Tariff, which have had direct effect on Southern Wales. All foreign exports were taxed, including tinplates from the iron and copper mines in Wales.
1900 · Strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry

Age 22

The strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry was the longest in Wales history, lasting from November 22, 1900 to 1903. When workers in the quarry were informed that union dues were no longer being collected, they started protesting.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Acland Barton in Landkey, Devon, named with the Old English personal name Acca + Old English lanu ‘lane’. 2. habitational name from a minor place named from Old English āc ‘oak’ + land ‘land’. One such was in Oxfordshire.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Edwin J Ackland in household of Thomas Ackland, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Edwin Ackland - Government record: Birth record or certificate: birth: 7 January 1878; Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

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