James William Norris

1879–
St Ives, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James William

When James William Norris was born in 1879, in St Ives, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Norris, was 21 and his mother, Emily Susan Salmons, was 21.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Norris
1858–
Emily Susan Salmons
1858–
James William Norris
1879–
Emma Jane Norris
1879–
Joseph Frederick Norris
1881–
Hephzibah Norris
1883–
George A Norris
1891–
Leonard Norris
1894–
Mary Elizabeth Norris
1896–
Emily Susan Kate Norris
1902–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 1

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

Age 5

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1914

Age 35

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

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish:1. regional name for someone who had migrated from the North (i.e. further north in England, or from Scotland or Scandinavia), from Old French nor(r)eis ‘northerner’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a house on the north side of a settlement or estate, from Middle English north ‘north’ + hous ‘house’. 3. occupational name for a wet-nurse or foster mother, from Old French nurice, norrice (Latin nutrix, genitive nutricis).

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

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Sources (3)

  • James N Norris in household of Joseph Norris, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • James W Norris in household of Joseph Norris, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • James William Norris, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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