Charles Port

1855–
Froyle, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Charles

When Charles Port was born on 12 April 1855, in Froyle, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Port, was 36 and his mother, Mary Garnet, was 38.

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Family Time Line

William Port
1818–1862
Mary Garnet
1817–1895
Son (Stillborn) Port
1839–1839
William Port
1840–1928
Frances Port
1842–1883
George Port
1844–1917
Sarah Henrietta Port
1846–1930
Elizabeth Port
1849–1865
Benjamin Port
1851–1905
Henry Port
1853–1882
Charles Port
1855–
James Port
1857–1946
Louisa Port
1859–1941
Mary Port
1861–1931

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 25

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 29

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

Age 49

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

1 English: from Middle English port ‘gateway’, ‘entrance’ (Old French porte, from Latin porta), hence a topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a fortified town or city, typically, the man in charge of them. Compare Porter 1.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a harbor or in a market town, from the homonymous Middle English port (Old English port ‘harbor’, ‘market town’, from Latin portus ‘harbor’, ‘haven’, reinforced in Middle English by Old French port, from the same source).3 German: topographic name for someone who lived near a (city) gate, from Middle Low German porte (modern German Pforte) (see sense 1).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles Port in household of William Port, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Charles Port, "England, Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Charles Port - census: 1861; Froyle, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

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