James Kirby

19 January 1871–March 1954 (Age 83)
Wye, Kent, England

The Life of James

James Kirby was born on 19 January 1871, in Wye, Kent, England. He married Annie Hellyar in October 1892, in Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Southampton St Mary, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died in March 1954, in Southampton, Hampshire, England, at the age of 83.

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James Kirby
Annie Hellyar
Marriage: October 1892
James Henry Kirby
Lydia Martha Kirby

Spouse and Children


    Annie Hellyar


October 1892
Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom


    James Henry Kirby


    Lydia Martha Kirby


World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 9

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

Age 13

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

Age 33

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: habitational name from any of the numerous places in northern England called Kirby or Kirkby, from Old Norse kirkja ‘church’ + býr ‘settlement’.2 Irish: adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Garmhaic ‘descendant of Ciarmhac’, a personal name meaning ‘dark son’. Compare Kerwick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Kirby, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • James Kirby, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
  • 1881 England Census

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