Selina Durston

1852–1952 (Age 100)
Bridgwater, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Selina

Selina Durston was born in 1852, in Bridgwater, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. She married William Richards in 1868, in Bedminster, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died before 1952, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 99.

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William Richards
Selina Durston
Marriage: 1868
Ellen Mary Richards
Charles H Richards

Spouse and Children

    William Richards



Bedminster, Somerset, England, United Kingdom


World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 2

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 28

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

Age 32

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English (Somerset): habitational name from Durston in Somerset, named with the Old English personal name Dēor + tūn ‘settlement’, ‘farmstead’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Selina Durston - Government record: birth-name: Selina Durston

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