William Alfred Warner

21 July 1889–1955 (Age 65)
Portsea, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William Alfred

When William Alfred Warner was born on 21 July 1889, in Portsea, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edgar Warner, was 26 and his mother, Susannah Davies, was 26. He married Nellie Lane Ashurst on 19 January 1912, in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Heaton, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1911 and Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1939. In 1914, at the age of 25, his occupation is listed as engineering drafstman. He died in 1955, in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 66.

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William Alfred Warner
Nellie Lane Ashurst
Marriage: 19 January 1912
Elin Dallas Warner
Grenville Warner
Edgar John Warner

Spouse and Children

19 January 1912
Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    Edgar Warner


    Susannah Davies




World Events (7)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 15

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.

Age 19

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1915 · Zeppelin Raid

Age 26

During WWI Zeppelin raids took place all over England. The first of the raids happened from June 6-7, 1915, in Hull, East Yorkshire, England. During the attack 24 people were killed 40 injured, and 40 houses destroyed.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin) and North German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements war(in) ‘guard’ + heri, hari ‘army’. The name was introduced into England by the Normans in the form Warnier.2 English (of Norman origin): reduced form of Warrener ( see Warren 2).3 Irish (Cork): Anglicization of Gaelic Ó Murnáin ( see Murnane ), found in medieval records as Iwarrynane, from a genitive or plural form of the name, in which m is lenited.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William A Warner in household of Edgar Warner, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • William Alfred Warner in entry for Grenville Eric, "England, Northumberland, Parish Registers, 1538-1950"
  • William Alfred Warner in household of Edgar Warner, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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