Sarah Ann Sankey

Brief Life History of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Sankey was born in 1884, in Islington, Middlesex, England, her father, William Henry Sankey, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Maud Watts, was 28. She married George Henry Phillips on 18 November 1900, in Leyton, Essex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Leyton, Essex, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Sarah Ann? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

George Henry Phillips
Sarah Ann Sankey
Marriage: 18 November 1900
Sarah Elizabeth Ruth Phillips

Sources (7)

  • Sarah A Sankey in household of William Sankey, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Sarah Ann Sankey, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Sarah Ann in entry for Sarah Elizabeth Ruth Phillips, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

World Events (8)


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

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.


WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Sankey in Prescot (Lancashire), from the river Sankey, the etymological origin of which is uncertain.

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Seanchaidhe ‘son of the chronicler’, a name found in Sligo and Leitrim. However, it is more commonly Anglicized as Fox , as the result of an erroneous association with sionnach ‘fox’.

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

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.