Samuel Jay

24 September 1874–March 1927 (Age 52)
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Jay was born on 24 September 1874, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, his father, Mathew Jay, was 39 and his mother, Johanna Trimnell, was 40. He lived in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. He died in March 1927, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, at the age of 52.

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Mathew Jay
Johanna Trimnell
Mathew Jay
Albert Jay
Alice Jay
Henrietta Jay
Thomas John Jay
George Jay
Samuel Jay
Arthur Jay

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World Events (6)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 6

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

Age 10

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

Age 30

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 and French: nickname from Middle English, Old French jay(e), gai ‘jay’ (the bird), probably referring to an idle chatterer or a showy person, although the jay was also noted for its thieving habits.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Samuel Jay in household of George Jay, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Samuel Jay - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Samuel Jay

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