Joseph Clews

Tunstall Court, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Clews was born in 1855, in Tunstall Court, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Sproson Clewes, was 19 and his mother, Susanna Mainwaring, was 20.

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John Sproson Clewes
Susanna Mainwaring
Joseph Clews

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 25

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

Age 29

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

Age 49

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

Scottish or Irish: reduced form of McLewis, an Americanized form of Gaelic Mac Lughaidh ( see Lewis 3).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Joseph Clews in household of Adam Mainwaring, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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