Richard Filkins

1876–1947 (Age 71)
Barnet, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Richard

When Richard Filkins was born in April 1876, in Barnet, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Filkins, was 42 and his mother, Maria Dickenson, was 42. He died on 25 November 1947, in Hertford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

George Filkins
Maria Dickenson
George Thomas Filkins
Arthur Filkins
Amelia Filkins
Walter Albert Filkins
Richard Filkins

Parents & Siblings

  • George Filkins


  • Maria Dickenson




  • George Thomas Filkins


  • Arthur Filkins


  • Amelia Filkins


  • Walter Albert Filkins


  • Male1876–1947Male

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 4

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

Age 8

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 28

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

English:1. patronymic from the medieval personal name Filkin, a diminutive from a short form of Philip . 2. habitational name from a place so called in Oxfordshire, whose name is probably a tribal derivative (with Old English -ingas ‘people of’) of the Old English personal name Filica (of uncertain origin). Surname forms such as de Filking(es) are found in the surrounding area from the 12th and 13th centuries.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • 1911 England Census
  • 1881 England Census
  • 1901 England Census

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