William Herbert

1878–
Pendleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Herbert was born in 1878, in Pendleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Herbert, was 30 and his mother, Martha Ann Acton, was 25.

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Herbert
1848–
Martha Ann Acton
1853–
William Herbert
1878–

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World Events (3)

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 0

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.
1884

Age 6

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 30

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 German, Dutch, English, and French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements heri, hari ‘army’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. In Britain, this Old French name, introduced by the Normans, reinforced the less common Old English cognate Herebeorht. The surname was taken to Ireland after the Anglo-Norman invasion and in the 16th century.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the German personal name.

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

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