Alice Speakman


Brief Life History of Alice

When Alice Speakman was born in 1883, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Henry Speakman, was 11880 and her mother, Harriet Robinson, was 28. She lived in Hulme, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Richard Henry Speakman
Harriet Robinson
Selina Speakman
William Henry Speakman
Elizabeth Speakman
John William Speakman
Albert Speakman
Alice Speakman
Frederick Walter Speakman

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  • Alice Speakman in household of Richard H Speakman, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 18

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.


Age 31

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire):

occupational name from Middle English spekeman ‘advocate, spokesman’ (Old English specan ‘to speak’ + mann ‘man’).

nickname from Middle English spak(e) ‘gentle, wise, clever’, also ‘quick, eager’ (Old Norse spakr) + -man; compare Spake .

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

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