William Trenery

9 June 1854–
Sennen, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Trenery was born on 9 June 1854, in Sennen, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Trenary, was 33 and his mother, Alice Nicholas, was 32. He married Maria Louisa Blackwell on 21 February 1885, in Sennen, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter.

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William Trenery
Maria Louisa Blackwell
Marriage: 21 February 1885
Louie Trenery
Louisa Trenerry
William Trenery
William Trenery

Spouse and Children

21 February 1885
Sennen, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings


    Alice Nicholas




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 26

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

Age 30

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 50

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

Cornish: variant spelling of Trener(r)y, a habitational name from a place in the parish of St. Allen, named in Cornish with tre ‘homestead’, ‘settlement’ + an unexplained second element.

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

Sources (3)

  • William Trenary in household of Thomas Trenary, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • William Trenery, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • William Trenery in household of Thomas Trenery, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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