William Methven


Brief Life History of William

When William Methven was born in 1881, in Hornsey, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Methven, was 26 and his mother, Charlotte Oliver, was 25.

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William Methven
Charlotte Oliver
William Methven
Charlotte Catherine Methven
John Methven
Henry Jelphe Sharpe Methven
Daisy Methven
Charles Aubrey Methven
Janet Methven
William Oliver Methven

Sources (2)

  • William Methven in household of William Methven, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • William Methven in household of William Methven, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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Siblings (8)

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 23

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.


Age 33

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Methven near Perth. The placename probably means ‘middle stone’, from the British ancestors of the Welsh words medd and maen.

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

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