Alice Hunt

22 November 1874–March 1954 (Age 79)
Cleckheaton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alice

When Alice Hunt was born on 22 November 1874, in Cleckheaton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Hunt, was 36 and her mother, Susannah France, was 35. She married William Claffy on 3 August 1903, in Birstall, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. In 1901, at the age of 27, her occupation is listed as worsted drawer (textile mill) in Cleckheaton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She died in March 1954, in Yorkshire, England, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

William Claffy
1876–1957
Alice Hunt
1874–1954
Marriage: 3 August 1903
Wilfred Claffy
1906–1958
John Claffy
1908–1983
Laura Claffy
1912–1999

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 August 1903
Birstall, Yorkshire, England
children

(3)

    Male1906–1958Male

    John Claffy

    Male1908–1983Male

    Laura Claffy

    Female1912–1999Female

Parents and Siblings

    William Hunt

    Male1838–1901Male

    Susannah France

    Female1839–1917Female

siblings

(12)

    Ann Elizabeth H France

    Female1858–1905Female

    Harriet Hunt

    Female1861–1937Female

    George Hunt

    Male1863–1926Male

    Tom Hunt

    Male1865–1937Male

    Amos Hunt

    Male1867–1930Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 6

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

Age 10

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

Age 30

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

1 English: occupational name for a hunter, Old English hunta (a primary derivative of huntian ‘to hunt’). The term was used not only of the hunting on horseback of game such as stags and wild boars, which in the Middle Ages was a pursuit restricted to the ranks of the nobility, but also to much humbler forms of pursuit such as bird catching and poaching for food. The word seems also to have been used as an Old English personal name and to have survived into the Middle Ages as an occasional personal name. Compare Huntington and Huntley .2 Irish: in some cases (in Ulster) of English origin, but more commonly used as a quasi-translation of various Irish surnames such as Ó Fiaich ( see Fee ).3 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Hundt .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alice Hant in household of William Hant, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Alice Hunt in household of William Hunt, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Alice Claffy in household of William Claffy, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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