William J Aston

about 1863–
Netherton, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William J

William J Aston was born about 1863, in Netherton, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Comfort Perkins.

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William J Aston
1863–
Comfort Perkins
1858–
Elizabeth Aston
1884–
Richard Aston
1886–
Harriet Malvina Aston
1889–
William Aston
1890–
Maria Wood Aston
1892–

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    Elizabeth Aston

    Female1884–Female

    Richard Aston

    Male1886–Male

    Harriet Malvina Aston

    Female1889–Female

    William Aston

    Male1890–Male

    Maria Wood Aston

    Female1892–Female

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 17

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

Age 21

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

Age 41

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

English:1. habitational name from any of several places in England called Aston. Most were named from Old English ēast ‘east’ + tūn ‘settlement’. In a few cases the first element is æsc ‘ash tree’. 2. from a Middle English personal name, Astan(us), which is probably a survival of Old English Æðelstān or one of the other names mentioned at Alston .

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

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