Herbert Fawcett

about April 1877–
Great Preston, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Herbert

When Herbert Fawcett was born about April 1877, in Great Preston, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Fawcett, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Hannah Swales, was 35.

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 3

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 7

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 31

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from Fawcett in Cumbria or Facit in Lancashire, both named from Old English fāh ‘(brightly) colored’ + sīde ‘slope’, ‘hillside’. A further possible source, Forcett in North Yorkshire, is named from Old English ford ‘ford’ + set ‘animal fold’.

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

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