William Henry Coles


Brief Life History of William Henry

When William Henry Coles was born in 1874, in Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Henry Coles, was 31 and his mother, Emma Hosking, was 25. He died in 1948, in Plymouth, Devon, England, at the age of 74.

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William Henry Coles
Emma Hosking
Mary Jane Coles
Emma Coles
William Henry Coles
George Coles
John Coles
Charles Henry Coles
Stephen Coles
Elsie Coles

Sources (2)

  • William H Coles in household of William H Coles, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William H Coles in household of William H Coles, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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Siblings (8)

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 6

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


Age 10

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 30

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

English (southern): variant of Cole , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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