William Pounder

Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Pounder was born in 1896, in Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Mathew Pounder, was 22 and his mother, Alice Clough, was 22.

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Mathew Pounder
Alice Clough
William Pounder

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    Alice Clough




World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 5

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Age 12

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 44

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.

Name Meaning

1 English (Nottingham): variant of Pound , with the addition of the habitational or agent suffix -er.2 Probably a translation of South German Pfunder, Pfünder, occupational names for a weigh master or wholesaler, variants of Pfund with the addition of the agent suffix -er.

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

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