Benjamin Richard Hughes

Male1863–

Brief Life History of Benjamin Richard

When Benjamin Richard Hughes was born in 1863, in Hanley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Hughes, was 25 and his mother, Mary, was 27. He married Hannah Best in 1885, in Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Shildon, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Old Park, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1881.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Richard Hughes
1863–
Hannah Best
1864–
Marriage: 1885
Thomas R Hughes
1886–
Mary Ellen Hughes
1889–1889
Richard Hughes
1891–
Ann Best Hughes
1896–

Sources (2)

  • Benjamin R Hughes in household of Richard Hughes, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Benjamin Rd Hughes in household of Richard Hughes, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1885Durham, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 17

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

    1884

    Age 21

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 41

    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 and Welsh: variant of Hugh with genitival or excrescent -s.

    Irish and Scottish: adopted as an equivalent of Gaelic surnames based on the personal name Aodh ‘fire’, for example Ó hAodha, Mac Aodha; see McCoy and compare McHugh .

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

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