william henry downes

1877–1955 (Age 78)
Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of william henry

When william henry downes was born in 1877, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Downes, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Ascough, was 24. He married Alice Beevers on 25 December 1901, in Sykehouse, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in 1955, in his hometown, at the age of 78.

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william henry downes
Alice Beevers
Marriage: 25 December 1901
Mabel Downes
William Sefton Downes

Spouse and Children

25 December 1901
Sykehouse, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    Richard Downes


    Elizabeth Ascough




World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 3

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

Age 7

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 31

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant (plural) of Down .2 Irish (Counties Clare and Limerick): reduced Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ó Dubháin ( see Doane ).

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

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