Harold Anthony Walker Fotheringham

4 January 1877–20 August 1964 (Age 87)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

The Life of Harold Anthony Walker

When Harold Anthony Walker Fotheringham was born on 4 January 1877, in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, his father, David Fotheringham, was 23 and his mother, Eliza Walker, was 20. He married Mabel Hewett on 21 October 1903, in Bordertown, South Australia, Australia. He died on 20 August 1964, in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Harold Anthony Walker Fotheringham
1877–1964
Mabel Hewett
1881–1960
Marriage: 21 October 1903

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 October 1903
Bordertown, South Australia, Australia

Parents and Siblings

    David Fotheringham

    Male1854–1918Male

    Eliza Walker

    Female1856–1937Female

siblings

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World Events (7)

1892

Age 15

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901

Age 24

First Federal election.
1901

Age 24

The Australian flag flown for the first time.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Fotheringham near Forfar, which seems to have been named after Fotheringhay in Northamptonshire, which was held in the 12th century by the royal family of Scotland as part of the honor of Huntingdon. The Northamptonshire place appears in Domesday Book as Fodringeia, probably from Old English fōdring ‘grazing’ (a derivative of fōdor ‘fodder’) + (ēg ‘island’, ‘low-lying land’. In the case of the Scottish place, the final element has early been replaced by -hām ‘homestead’.

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

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