Alfred Duke

30 April 1805–
Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alfred

When Alfred Duke was christened on 30 April 1805, in Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Duke, was 45 and his mother, Mary Parr, was 31.

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Family Time Line

George Duke
1760–
Mary Parr
1773–1823
John Duke
1795–
Elizabeth Duke
1796–
Ann Duke
1798–
Thomas Duke
1799–1865
Samuel W Duke
1802–1861
Edmund Duke
1804–
Alfred Duke
1805–
Martha Duke
1806–
Eliza Duke
1811–
Levi Duke
1813–1886

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World Events (3)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: from Middle English duk(e) ‘duke’ (from Old French duc, from Latin dux, genitive ducis ‘leader’), applied as an occupational name for someone who worked in the household of a duke, or as a nickname for someone who gave himself airs and graces.2 English and Irish: possibly also from the personal name Duke, a short form of Marmaduke, a personal name said to be from Irish mael Maedoc ‘devotee (mael, maol ‘bald’, ‘tonsured one’) of Maedoc’, a personal name (M’Aodhóg) meaning ‘my little Aodh’, borne by various early Irish saints, in particular a 6th-century abbot of Clonmore and a 7th-century bishop of Ferns.3 Scottish: compare the old Danish personal name Duk (Old Norse Dūkr).

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

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