Sydney Swan

about 1891–
Lowestoft, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sydney

When Sydney Swan was born about 1891, in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England, his father, Thompson Swan, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Swan, was 20. He lived in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Thompson Swan
1863–1947
Elizabeth Swan
1871–1963
Sydney Swan
1891–
Herbert William Swan
1891–1968
Lily Swan
1894–
Edith Swan
1896–
Stanley George Swanson
1898–1986
Percival john theodore Swan
1904–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 13

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.
1908

Age 17

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1924

Age 33

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: from Middle English swan ‘swan’, hence a nickname for a person noted for purity or excellence (which were taken to be attributes of the swan), or resembling a swan in some other way. This was also an Old Norse and Old English personal name, from which the surname may be derived. In some cases it may be a habitational name for someone who lived at a house with the sign of a swan.2 variant of English Swain .3 Americanized form of German Schwan .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Sydney T Swan in household of Thompson Swan Junior, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Sydney Swan in household of Thompson Swan Jr, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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