Joseph Henry Buckley

about 1899–June 1956 (Age 57)
Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph Henry

When Joseph Henry Buckley was born about 1899, in Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Michael Buckley, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Matilda Jones, was 25. He died in June 1956, in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 57.

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Michael Buckley
Sarah Matilda Jones
Constance Buckley
John Arthur Buckley
Joseph Henry Buckley

Parents and Siblings

    Michael Buckley


    Sarah Matilda Jones




    Constance Buckley


    John Arthur Buckley



World Events (7)

1900 · Strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry

Age 1

The strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry was the longest in Wales history, lasting from November 22, 1900 to 1903. When workers in the quarry were informed that union dues were no longer being collected, they started protesting.

Age 9

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 19

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the many places so named, most of which are from Old English bucc ‘buck’, ‘male deer’ or bucca ‘hegoat’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. Places called Buckley and Buckleigh, in Devon, are named with Old English boga ‘bow’ + clif ‘cliff’.2 English: possibly a variant of Bulkley , from the local pronunciation.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buachalla ‘descendant of Buachaill’, a byname meaning ‘cowherd’, ‘servant’, ‘boy’.

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

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