William James Askey

1867–1943 (Age 76)
Aston juxta Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William James

William James Askey was born on 28 September 1867, in Aston juxta Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Joseph Askey and Ellen Edwards. He died on 4 November 1943, at the age of 76.

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Joseph Askey
Ellen Edwards
William James Askey

Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Askey


  • Ellen Edwards




World Events (3)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 13

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

Age 17

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 41

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Northern English:1. from an early Middle English personal name of Scandinavian origin, related to Old Danish Aski, a derivative of askr ‘ash tree’. 2. variant of Askew .

Possible Related Names

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

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