Joseph Capewell


Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Capewell was born in 1856, in Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Capewell, was 32 and his mother, Eliza Garratt, was 30. He lived in Dudley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Samuel Capewell
Eliza Garratt
Louisa Capewell
Eliza Capewell
Samuel Capewell
John Capewell
Joseph Capewell
Cornelius Capewell
David Capewell
Benjn Capewell
Eliza Ann Capewell

Sources (2)

  • Joseph Capewell in household of Elisa Capewell, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Joseph Capewell in household of Samuel Capewell, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (9)

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 24

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


Age 28

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 48

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: (i) locative name unexplained. It could perhaps be a hypercorrect form of Capel , from a place-name derived from Anglo-Norman French capele ‘chapel’. (ii) nickname possibly in some cases a rationalization of Middle English capel ‘horse’.

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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