Fanny Cole

1831–9 October 1905 (Age 74)
London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Fanny

Fanny Cole was born in 1831, in London, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of William Cole and Fanny Cole. She married William Godsall Scott on 19 November 1856, in Saint Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in South Bersted, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1891. She died on 9 October 1905, in Bognor, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

John Nathaniel Crossland
Fanny Cole
Marriage: 16 August 1868
Elizabeth Cussener Crossland
John Nathaniel Crossland

Spouse and Children

16 August 1868
South Bersted, Sussex, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    William Cole


    Fanny Cole




    Charlotte Cole


    Emily Cole


    Eliza Cole


    William Cole


    Henry Coles


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1831 · Old London Bridge Opens

Age 0

The popular childhood rhyme "London Bridge is Falling Down" refers to the infamous overpass above the Thames River. By the 19th century the bridge had started to fall apart.

Age 12

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1852 · First Public Lavatory Erected 

Age 21

George Jenning was the person that invented and gave us the public lavatory. It cost people a penny to use. 

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English pet form of Nicholas .2 English: from a Middle English personal name derived from the Old English byname Cola (from col ‘(char)coal’, presumably denoting someone of swarthy appearance), or the Old Norse cognate Koli.3 Scottish and Irish: when not of English origin, this is a reduced and altered form of McCool .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fanny Crossland in household of John Crossland, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Fanny Cole in entry for William Scott, "England, Middlesex Parish Registers, 1539-1988"
  • Fanny Cole, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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