William Perkins

1861–
Poltimore, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Perkins was born in 1861, in Poltimore, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Perkins, was 41 and his mother, Charlotte Goss, was 36. He lived in Exeter St Sidwell, Exeter, Devon, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Perkins
1820–1902
Charlotte Goss
1825–1905
George Goss Perkins
1846–
Elizabeth Perkins
1853–
John Perkins
1864–
Edward Perkins
1850–
Sarah Perkins
1855–
Eliza Perkins
1857–
Ellen Perkins
1857–
Joseph Perkins
1859–1891
William Perkins
1861–
Frederick Perkins
1863–
Alice Perkins
1867–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 19

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 23

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

Age 43

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

1 English: patronymic from Perkin , also found throughout mid and south Wales.2 Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of Peer, a Dutch form of Peter .

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

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Sources (2)

  • William Perkins in household of Joseph Perkins, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William Perkins in household of Joseph Perkins, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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