John James Shipham Armstrong

4 May 1876–
Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John James Shipham

When John James Shipham Armstrong was born on 4 May 1876, in Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, Surtees Armstrong, was 32 and his mother, Jane Shipping, was 24. He lived in Prudhoe, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. In 1891, at the age of 15, his occupation is listed as horse keeper in Prudhoe, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom.

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Surtees Armstrong
Jane Shipping
Thomas Armstrong
Eleanor Armstrong
William Armstrong
John James Shipham Armstrong
Robert Tait Armstrong
Catherine Elizabeth
Ruth Armstrong

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 4

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

Age 8

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 32

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English (common in Northumberland and the Scottish Borders): Middle English nickname for someone who was strong in the arm.2 Irish: adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Labhradha Tréan ‘strong O’Lavery’ or Mac Thréinfhir, literally ‘son of the strong man’, both from Ulster.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John J Armstrong in household of Surties Armstrong, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John J Armstrong in household of Surtees Armstrong, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • John James Shipham Armstrong, "England, Northumberland Non-Conformist Church Records, 1613-1920"

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