Bielby Maw

Male5 May 1862–23 February 1943

Brief Life History of Bielby

When Bielby Maw was born on 5 May 1862, in Beswick, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Mark Maw, was 35 and his mother, Ann Ward, was 34. He married Elizabeth Hopper about 1889, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Driffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Beverley St Mary with St Nicholas, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 23 February 1943, in Beverly, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 80, and was buried in Beverley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Bielby Maw
Elizabeth Hopper
Marriage: about 1889
Frederick Hopper Maw
Marion Maw
James Stanley Maw
Kathleen Elizabeth Maw

Sources (14)

  • Bielby Maw in household of Thomas Stockdale, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Bielby Maw, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Bielby Maw, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1889Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

    Age 1

    The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 18

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


    Age 22

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lincolnshire): from Middle English Maw(e), a pet form of the Anglo-Norman French and Middle English personal name Maheu (see Matthew ). Alternative derivation of Middle English Mawe from an Old English personal name Māwa is theoretically possible in northern England. Compare Mew .

    English (Yorkshire and Lincolnshire): occasionally a variant of Mowe .

    English (Yorkshire and Lincolnshire): topographic name meaning either ‘(dweller by) the meadow’, from an otherwise unrecorded Middle English word mawe, mowe ‘meadow’ (attested in the second element of the Old English placename Dunmow, Essex), or ‘(dweller by) the wet hollow’, from Middle English mawe ‘stomach’ (Old English maga) used topographically to denote a depression which collects water. See also Mowe .

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

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