George William Cooper Preston

December 1856–
Broughton Poggs, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George William Cooper

George William Cooper Preston was born in December 1856, in Broughton Poggs, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom. He married Caroline Mary Lock in September 1883, in Faringdon, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Erith, Kent, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. In 1911, at the age of 55, his occupation is listed as tailor gentleman's.

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Family Time Line

George William Cooper Preston
Caroline Mary Lock
Marriage: September 1883
Lizzie Louisa Preston
Thomas Cooper Preston
Mildred Clementine Preston

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    September 1883Faringdon, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


    World Events (8)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 24
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
    Age 28
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
    1904 · The Entente Cordiale
    Age 48
    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.

    Name Meaning

    1 English: habitational name from any of the extremely numerous places (most notably one in Lancashire) so called from Old English prēost ‘priest’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the meaning may have been either ‘village with a priest’ or ‘village held by the Church’.2 Scottish: habitational name from Presto(u)n, now Craigmillar, in Midlothian. This name has also been established in Ireland since the 13th century.

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Cooper Preston, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
    • Cooper Preston, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
    • Cooper Preston, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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