Faith Walker

6 January 1868–
Wyke, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Faith

Faith Walker was christened on 6 January 1868, in Wyke, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Mary Ann.

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Mary Ann
Faith Walker
1868–

Parents and Siblings

    Mary Ann

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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World Events (3)

1884

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1915 · Zeppelin Raid

During WWI Zeppelin raids took place all over England. The first of the raids happened from June 6-7, 1915, in Hull, East Yorkshire, England. During the attack 24 people were killed 40 injured, and 40 houses destroyed.

Name Meaning

English (especially Yorkshire) and Scottish: occupational name for a fuller, Middle English walkere, Old English wealcere, an agent derivative of wealcan ‘to walk, tread’. This was the regular term for the occupation during the Middle Ages in western and northern England. Compare Fuller and Tucker . As a Scottish surname it has also been used as a translation of Gaelic Mac an Fhucadair ‘son of the fuller’.

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

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  • Faith Walker, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Faith Walker, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Faith Walker, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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