Francis Charles Lawley

Male24 May 1825–18 September 1901

Brief Life History of Francis Charles

When Francis Charles Lawley was born on 24 May 1825, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Sir Paul Beilby Lawley Thompson 1st Lord Wenlock, was 40 and his mother, Caroline Neville Wortley, was 35. He lived in Foots Cray, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died on 18 September 1901, in London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 76.

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Francis Charles Lawley
Louisa A Lawley

Sources (8)

  • Francis C Lawley, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Francis Charles Lawley, "Find A Grave Index"
  • F Lawley in entry for Bielby Richard Lawley, "British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries"

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Age 5

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

1831 · Old London Bridge Opens

Age 6

"The popular childhood rhyme ""London Bridge is Falling Down"" refers to the infamous overpass above the Thames River. By the 19th century the bridge had started to fall apart."

1852 · First Public Lavatory Erected 

Age 27

George Jenning was the person that invented and gave us the public lavatory. It cost people a penny to use. 

Name Meaning

English (mainly West Midlands): habitational name from Lawley in Shropshire, named in Old English as ‘Lafa's wood’, from the personal name Lāfa (from lāf ‘remnant, survivor’) + lēah ‘wood, glade’.

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

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