William James Clague

Brief Life History of William James

When William James Clague was born in 1876, in Braddan, Isle of Man, his father, William James Clague, was 34 and his mother, Emily Craine, was 34.

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William James Clague
Emily Craine
Jessie Anna Claque
Catherine Elizabeth Clague
Stanley Clague
Florence Mary Clague
William James Clague
Alice Claque
Edith A Clague
Allen Clague
Thomas Claque

Sources (6)

  • William James Clague in household of William Clague, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Clague - Government record: Census record: birth: about 1876; Braddan, Isle of Man, England, United Kingdom
  • William James Clague, "Isle of Man Parish Registers, 1598-2009"

World Events (4)


The Buchan School was founded on the Isle of Man.


Introduction of Women's Suffrage.


A flash fire killed 51 at the Summerland leisure center on the Isle of Man, UK.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scottish Ewan.

Manx: from a shortened form of either Gaelic Mac Luathóg ‘son of Luathóg’ (a diminutive of Gaelic luath, Manx leah ‘swift’), or Gaelic Mac Laoghóg ‘son of Laoghóg’ (a diminutive of Gaelic laogh, Manx lheiy ‘calf’). One branch of the family had its seat at Ballaclague (Arbory). The name is generally pronounced /kleg/ and in some cases has been assimilated to the English surname Clegg .

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

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