William Alfred Kneebone

1896–1985 (Age 89)
Penryn, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William Alfred

When William Alfred Kneebone was born in 1896, in Penryn, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, his father, Hugh Kneebone, was 26 and his mother, Eliza Ann Coombe, was 25. He died in 1985, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Hugh Kneebone
1870–1944
Eliza Ann Coombe
1871–1938
Louisa Maud Kneebone
1888–
Richard H Kneebone
1891–1962
John Kneebone
1893–1956
Eliza Ann Kneebone
1895–1938
William Alfred Kneebone
1896–1985
Frederick Charles Kneebone
1898–1899
Harold Kneebone
1899–1901
Florence Edith Kneebone
1901–
Violet Kneebone
1902–1903
Elsie Jane Kneebone
1904–1997
Gladys Winfred Kneebone
1907–
Charles Sydey Kneebone
1909–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1870–1944Male

    Eliza Ann Coombe

    Female1871–1938Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 8

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.
1908

Age 12

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 25

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English kne ‘knee’ (Old English cnēow) + bone ‘bone’ (Old English bān), presumably a nickname for someone with nobbly knees.

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

Sources (2)

  • William Alfred Kneebone in household of Hugh Kneebone, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • William A Kneebone in household of Hugh Kneebone, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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