Francis John Banks

1884–
Middleton Junction, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Francis John

When Francis John Banks was born in 1884, in Middleton Junction, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Philip James Banks, was 38 and his mother, Mary Ann Barnes Seddon, was 34. He lived in Cheadle, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Stockport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Philip James Banks
1846–
Mary Ann Barnes Seddon
1850–
Eliza Banks
1871–1872
Eliza Banks
1872–
Isabella Banks
1873–1947
Philip Richard Banks
1876–
Richard Henry Banks
1879–1924
Alice Banks
1882–
Francis John Banks
1884–
William Banks
1886–
Edith Banks
1887–
Thomas Banks
1890–

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World Events (8)

1884

Age 0

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 17

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.
1918

Age 34

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived on the slope of a hillside or by a riverbank, from northern Middle English banke (from Old Danish banke). The final -s may occasionally represent a plural form, but it is most commonly an arbitrary addition made after the main period of surname formation, perhaps under the influence of patronymic forms with a possessive -s.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bruacháin ‘descendant of Bruachán’, a byname for a large-bellied person. The English form was chosen because of a mistaken association of the Gaelic name with bruach ‘bank’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Francis Banks in household of Philip Banks, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Francis J Banks in household of Philip J Banks, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Francis John Banks in household of Philip James Banks, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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