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
Comfort Perkins
Elizabeth Aston
Richard Aston
Harriet Malvina Aston
William Aston
Maria Wood Aston

Spouse and Children



    Elizabeth Aston


    Richard Aston


    Harriet Malvina Aston


    William Aston


    Maria Wood Aston


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.

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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