William Robson Wilson

October 1896–22 January 1951 (Age 54)
Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Robson

When William Robson Wilson was born in October 1896, in Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Shotton Wilson, was 32 and his mother, Mary Holland, was 29. He lived in Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1896. He died on 22 January 1951, in Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 54.

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James Shotton Wilson
Mary Holland
Catherine Swallow Wilson
Catherine Swallow Wilson
William Robson Wilson
James Shotton Wilson
George Norman Wilson
Mary Grace Wilson

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World Events (7)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale
Age 8
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.
Age 12
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
Age 18
Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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  • William Robson Wilson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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