Alice Annie Bonnet

1871–6 February 1953 (Age 82)
Watford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alice Annie

When Alice Annie Bonnet was born in 1871, in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Bonnet, was 28 and her mother, Ann Adams, was 32. She married James Fenton on 19 September 1896, in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. She died on 6 February 1953, in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, at the age of 82, and was buried in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

James Fenton
Alice Annie Bonnet
Marriage: 19 September 1896

Spouse and Children

19 September 1896
Watford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Bonnet


    Ann Adams




    John William Bonnet



    Florence Bonnet


    Herbert Percival Bonnet


    Eleanor Maud Bonnet


+1 More Child

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 French: from the medieval personal name Bonettus, a diminutive of Latin bonus ‘good’.2 French: occasionally, a Gascon variant of Bonneau .3 English and French: metonymic occupational name for a milliner, or a nickname for a wearer of unusual headgear, from Middle English bonet, Old French bon(n)et ‘bonnet’, ‘hat’. This word is found in medieval Latin as abonnis, but is of unknown origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alice A Bonnet in household of John W Bonnet, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Alice A Bonnet in household of Thomas Bonnet, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Alice Annie Bonnet Fenton, "Find A Grave Index"

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