Mary Jane Longford

2 June 1865–1953 (Age 87)
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Jane

Mary Jane Longford was born on 2 June 1865, in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom. She married Charles Harry Castell in 1891, in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Oxford St Aldate, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. She died in 1953, in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 88.

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Charles Harry Castell
Mary Jane Longford
Marriage: 1891
Doris May Castell

Spouse and Children

    Charles Harry Castell



Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom


World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 15

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

Age 19

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 39

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: habitational name from any of the numerous places named in Old English as ‘long ford’, from lang, long ‘long’ + ford ‘ford’, except for Langford in Nottinghamshire, which is named with an Old English personal name Landa or possibly land, here used in a specific sense such as ‘boundary’ or ‘district’, with the same second element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Castell in household of Charles Castell, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Mary Castell in household of Charles Henry Castell, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Mary J Castell, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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