William Henry Quayle

Male1869–8 November 1954

Brief Life History of William Henry

William Henry Quayle was born in 1869, in Douglas, Isle of Man as the son of William Quale and Elizabeth. He married Alice Margaret Kelly on 14 July 1894, in Kirk German, Isle of Man. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Kirk German, Isle of Man in 1901. He died on 8 November 1954, at the age of 85, and was buried in Kirk German, Isle of Man.

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William Henry Quayle
Alice Margaret Kelly
Marriage: 14 July 1894
William Henry Quayle
Robert Quayle
Alice Quayle
John Quayle
Elizabeth May Quayle
Winifred Quayle

Sources (5)

  • William H Quayle, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • William Henry Quale, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Henry Quayle in entry for Robert Quayle, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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  • Marriage
    14 July 1894Kirk German, Isle of Man
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (2)


    Age 3

    The Education Act of 1872 marked an important turning point for the recognition and use of Gaelic within the education system.


    Age 9

    The Buchan School was founded on the Isle of Man.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English, Old French quaille ‘quail’, a bird noted for both its supposed amorous disposition and its timidity.

    Manx: shortened form of Gaelic Mac Fhail ‘son of Paul’. Compare Fayle and McPhail .

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

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