William Girdlestone

24 August 1850–
Colton, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Girdlestone was born on 24 August 1850, in Colton, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Girdlestone, was 29 and his mother, Ann Girdlestone, was 27. He lived in St Peter Mancroft, Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1861.

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John Girdlestone
Ann Girdlestone
George Girdlestone
William Girdlestone
Elizabeth Girdlestone
Walter Girdlestone

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 4

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 30

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

Age 34

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

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Sources (3)

  • William Gridlestone in household of John Gridlestone, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William Girdleston in household of John Girdleston, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Girdlestone in household of John Girdlestone, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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