Lizzie Fawcett

23 May 1879–27 September 1964 (Age 85)
Barwick in Elmet, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Lizzie

When Lizzie Fawcett was born on 23 May 1879, in Barwick in Elmet, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Fawcett, was 31 and her mother, Jane Tomlinson, was 28. She died on 27 September 1964, in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

John Fawcett
1847–1900
Jane Tomlinson
1850–1939
Florence Fawcett
1876–1930
Alice Fawcett
1882–
Annie Fawcett
1877–1974
Lizzie Fawcett
1879–1964
Henrietta Fawcett
1880–1964
Henrietta Fawcett
1881–
Jane Creaker Fawcett
1884–1961
Henry Fawcett
1890–1968

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
Age 1
School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884
Age 5
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908
Age 29
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from Fawcett in Cumbria or Facit in Lancashire, both named from Old English fāh ‘(brightly) colored’ + sīde ‘slope’, ‘hillside’. A further possible source, Forcett in North Yorkshire, is named from Old English ford ‘ford’ + set ‘animal fold’.

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

Possible Related Names

Fassett
Faucett
Faucette
Fausett
Fossett

Sources (12)

  • Lizzie Fawcett in household of John Fawcett, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Lizzie Fawcett im Haushalt von Jane Fawcett, „England and Wales Census, 1901“
  • Elizabeth Fawcett, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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