William Fox Orgill

1852–October 1939 (Age 87)
Church Gresley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William Fox

When William Fox Orgill was born in 1852, in Church Gresley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Orgill, was 22 and his mother, Mary Fox, was 23. He married Kate Towle on 24 February 1873, in Newhall, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Stanton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died in October 1939, at the age of 87, and was buried in Newhall, Derbyshire, England.

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William Fox Orgill
Kate Towle
Marriage: 24 February 1873
Mary Orgill
Lois Orgill
Henry Orgill
William Fox Orgill
Annie Orgill
Leo Orgill
Wright Orgill
Harold Orgill
John Thomas Orgill

Spouse and Children

24 February 1873
Newhall, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 2

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 28

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

Age 32

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old French orgueil ‘pride’. Compare Pride .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Fox Orgill in household of William Fox, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • William F Orgill, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William F Orgill, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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