William Filmer

1784–1851 (Age 66)
Ashford, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Filmer was born on 14 August 1784, in Ashford, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Filmer, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Marsh, was 25. He married Celia Mailum on 4 September 1814, in Canterbury St Andrew, Canterbury, Kent, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1851, at the age of 67.

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William Filmer
Celia Mailum
Marriage: 4 September 1814

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  • Male1784–1851Male

  • Celia Mailum


4 September 1814
Canterbury St Andrew, Canterbury, Kent, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (7)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 3

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Age 5

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 24

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Fillmore .

Possible Related Names

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

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  • William Filmer, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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