John Huggett

Newhaven, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Huggett was born in 1860, in Newhaven, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Cornelius Huggett, was 43 and his mother, Lydia Thorncroft, was 34.

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Cornelius Huggett
Lydia Thorncroft
Ann Huggett
Hannah Ruth Huggett
John Huggett
Elizabeth Huggett
Samuel Huggett
David Huggett

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 20

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

Age 24

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

Age 44

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

English (chiefly Sussex and Kent):1. from a pet form of Hugh . 2. habitational name from Huggate in East Yorkshire, possibly named in Old Norse with hugr ‘mound’ (an unattested variant of haugr) + gata ‘road’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • John Huggett in household of Cornelias Huggett, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • John Huggett, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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