Selina Pratt

9 January 1843–
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Selina

When Selina Pratt was born on 9 January 1843, her father, William L Pratt, was 18 and her mother, Caroline Rooker, was 17.

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William L Pratt
Caroline Rooker
Selena Pratt
Selina Pratt
George Pratt
Eliza Pratt
Orson William Pratt
Lelwin William Pratt
Emily Pratt

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World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War
Age 11
The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
Age 37
School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
Age 41
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a clever trickster, from Middle English prat(te), pret ‘cunning, wily, astute’ (a derivative of Old English præt, pret ‘trickery, deception’, which is found in use as a byname in the 11th century). This surname is quite common in southeastern Ireland.

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

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  • Selina Pratt, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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