John Whittingham Squires

1866–1943 (Age 77)
Montgomeryshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of John Whittingham

When John Whittingham Squires was born on 24 March 1866, in Montgomeryshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, William Squires, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Whittingham, was 27. He married Cecily Isabel Grace Tarbet in 1892. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died in December 1943, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 77.

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John Whittingham Squires
Cecily Isabel Grace Tarbet
Marriage: 1892
Cecily Elizabeth Squires
Dorothy Adeline Squires

Spouse & Children



  • Cecily Elizabeth Squires


  • Dorothy Adeline Squires


Parents & Siblings

  • William Squires


  • Elizabeth Whittingham




World Events (8)

1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 1

The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 14

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1890 · Welsh Industry Affected by U.S Tariff 

Age 24

In 1890, President McKinley and Congress passed the McKinley Tariff, which have had direct effect on Southern Wales. All foreign exports were taxed, including tinplates from the iron and copper mines in Wales.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Squire .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • 1871 Wales Census
  • 1901 England Census
  • 1911 England Census

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