William Vellam

1 March 1910–30 March 1953 (Age 43)
Stamford, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Vellam was born on 1 March 1910, in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Herbert Vellam, was 25 and his mother, Kate Hollingsworth, was 29. He had at least 1 daughter with Lena Elizabeth Scott. He lived in Stamford St George with St Paul, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died on 30 March 1953, at the age of 43.

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William Vellam
Lena Elizabeth Scott
Jean Elizabeth Vellam

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    Lena Elizabeth Scott




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World Events (8)


Age 4

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 4

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.

Age 14

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Kelham in Nottinghamshire, so named from the dative plural of Old Norse kjǫlr ‘(place at) the ridges’.

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

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  • William Vellam in household of Herbert Vellam, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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