Rev. William Alston COLE Vicar fo Lockinge, Berks

1 July 1838–
England, United Kingdom

The Life of William Alston

When Rev. William Alston COLE Vicar fo Lockinge, Berks was born on 1 July 1838, in England, United Kingdom, his father, William Cole Dicker COLE, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth "Eliza" Bourdillon, was 32. He married Emily Rosa BARNES on 31 December 1861.

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Rev. William Alston COLE Vicar fo Lockinge, Berks
Emily Rosa BARNES
Marriage: 31 December 1861

Spouse and Children

31 December 1861

Parents and Siblings

    William Cole Dicker COLE


    Elizabeth "Eliza" Bourdillon




    William Joshua Cole


    Amy Eliza Cole


    Emelyn Mary Cole


    Alice Bourdillon Cole


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 5

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 16

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 42

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

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English pet form of Nicholas .2 English: from a Middle English personal name derived from the Old English byname Cola (from col ‘(char)coal’, presumably denoting someone of swarthy appearance), or the Old Norse cognate Koli.3 Scottish and Irish: when not of English origin, this is a reduced and altered form of McCool .

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

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