William Ponton Manger

1873–
Canterbury, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William Ponton

When William Ponton Manger was born in 1873, in Canterbury, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Manger, was 34 and his mother, Amelia Ellen Ponton, was 27. He married Ada Elizabeth Homewood in 1895. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Canterbury St Peter, Canterbury, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Southgate, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom for about 28 years.

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Family Time Line

William Ponton Manger
1873–
Ada Elizabeth Homewood
1873–
Marriage: 1895
William Homewood Manger
1896–
Gardon Manger
1902–
Stanley Manger
1906–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1895
children

(3)

    William Homewood Manger

    Male1896–Male

    Gardon Manger

    Male1902–Male

    Stanley Manger

    Male1906–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 7

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 11

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

Age 31

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, Dutch, and German: occupational name for a retail trader, Middle English manger, monger, Middle Dutch manger, menger, Middle High German mangære, mengære (from Late Latin mango ‘salesman’, with the addition of the Germanic agent suffix).2 Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in southwestern Norway named as Mángr in Old Norse, perhaps from már ‘sea gull’ + angr ‘fjord’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William P Manger in household of Charles Manger, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Ponton in entry for William Homewood Manger, "England, Kent, Canterbury Parish Registers, 1538-1986"
  • William Ponton in entry for William Homewood Manger, "England, Kent, Canterbury Parish Registers, 1538-1986"

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