William Langley

27 December 1850–25 October 1911 (Age 60)
Pudsey, Yorkshire, England

The Life of William

When William Langley was born on 27 December 1850, in Pudsey, Yorkshire, England, his father, John Langley, was 31 and his mother, Sybil Grayson, was 28. He married Martha Yeadon in 1875, in Pudsey, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Calverley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Farsley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died on 25 October 1911, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

William Langley
1850–1911
Martha Yeadon
1850–1916
Marriage: 1875
John Langley
1876–
Alice Langley
1878–
Sarah Elizabeth Langley
1881–1976
Sybil Langley
1884–1884
Harold Langley
1889–1929

Spouse and Children

    Male1850–1911Male

    Martha Yeadon

    Female1850–1916Female

MARRIAGE
1875
Pudsey, Yorkshire, England
children

(5)

    John Langley

    Male1876–Male

    Alice Langley

    Female1878–Female

    Female1881–1976Female

    Sybil Langley

    Female1884–1884Female

    Harold Langley

    Male1889–1929Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Nanny Grayson

    Female1834–Female

    Hannah Grayson

    Female1841–Female

    Male1850–1911Male

World Events (6)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 4

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.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 13

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 30

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

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English lang ‘long’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’; or a topographic name with the same meaning. 2. English: from the Old Norse female personal name Langlíf, composed of the elements lang ‘long’ + líf ‘life’. 3. Americanized spelling of French Langlais .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Longley in household of John Longley, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William Langley, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Wm Langley, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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