William John Kell Blakey Jr

6 September 1879–December 1951 (Age 72)
North Shields, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William John Kell

When William John Kell Blakey Jr was born on 6 September 1879, in North Shields, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, William John Kell Blakey, was 32 and his mother, Ann Ramshaw, was 30. He married Mary Vaughan on 24 December 1899, in Workington, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Distington, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1911 and Ennerdale Bridge, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1939. He died in December 1951, in Cockermouth, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 72.

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William John Kell Blakey Jr
Mary Vaughan
Marriage: 24 December 1899
William John Kell Blakey
Annie Blakey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1899Workington, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 1
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
    Age 5
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
    1904 · The Entente Cordiale
    Age 25
    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

    (1997: 1208;2007: 2723; 2010: 3796)English (northern): habitational name from Blackay in Lancashire. Alternatively, from Blakey (Moor and Topping) in Allerston (North Yorkshire), from Middle English blake howe ‘black mound’ (Old English blæc + Old Norse haugr).

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

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    Sources (6)

    • William John K Blakey, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
    • William J K Blakey in household of Ann Blakey, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
    • William Blakey, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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