William Ewart Gladstone

29 December 1809–19 May 1898 (Age 88)
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William Ewart

When William Ewart Gladstone was born on 29 December 1809, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Sir John Gladstone 1st Bt, was 45 and his mother, Anne Robertson, was 37. He married Catharine Glynne on 25 July 1839, in Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in London, Middlesex, England in 1881 and United States for about 7 years. He died on 19 May 1898, in Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 88, and was buried in Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Ewart Gladstone
1809–1898
Catharine Glynne
1812–1900
Marriage: 25 July 1839
William Henry Gladstone
1840–1891
Agnes Gladstone
1842–1931
Stephen Edward Gladstone
1844–1920
Catherine Jessy Gladstone
1845–1850
Mary Gladstone
1847–
Helen Gladstone
1849–1925
Henry Neville Gladstone
1852–1935
Herbert John Gladstone
1854–1930

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 July 1839
Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom
children

(8)

    William Henry Gladstone

    Male1840–1891Male

    Agnes Gladstone

    Female1842–1931Female

    Stephen Edward Gladstone

    Male1844–1920Male

    Catherine Jessy Gladstone

    Female1845–1850Female

    Mary Gladstone

    Female1847–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Ann Mackenzie Gladstone

    Female1802–1829Female

    Sir Thomas Gladstone

    Male1804–1889Male

    Robertson Gladstone

    Male1805–1875Male

    Capt John Neilsen Gladstone

    Male1807–1863Male

    Male1809–1898Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1812

Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1815

Age 6

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1834 · Removal of Menagerie from the Tower of London

Age 25

The royal menagerie was something more of a zoo with different types of animals and was removed from the tower in 1835.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a place near Biggar in Lanarkshire, apparently named from Old English gleoda ‘kite’ + stān ‘stone’.2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of Glatshteyn, an ornamental surname composed of Yiddish glat ‘flat’ + shteyn ‘stone’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William E Gladstone, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William E Gladstone, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William E Gladstone, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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