James French

Brief Life History of James

When James French was born in 1865, in Sudbury, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, William French, was 42 and his mother, Eliza Filer, was 42. He lived in Suffolk, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Brundon, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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William French
Eliza Filer
William French
Mary Ann French
Walter French
Ellen French
Elizabeth French
Eliza French
Emily French
James French
Maurice John French

Sources (7)

  • James French in household of William French, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • James French, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • James French in household of William French, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

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


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

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


ethnic name for someone from France, from Middle English frensh, frenche ‘French’ (Old English frencisc), or in some cases, perhaps a nickname for someone who adopted French airs.

variant of Anglo-Norman French Frain .

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

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