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Baston family of Hackney, Shoreditch and Whitechapel, London from 1785, originally from Bampton, Oxfordshire

 

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The News in 1901

GOD SAVE THE KING!
January 22 - Edward VII becomes King after the death of his mother, Queen Victoria.
AUSTRALIA CELEBRATES
ITS INDEPENDENCE
The Commonwealth of Australia was inaugurated on 1st January 1901 in Centennial Park, Sydney. In March, elections were held for the new Federal Parliament, and in May the celebrations focused on Melbourne, where the first Federal Parliament was opened in the Royal Exhibition Building.
WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA
After the capture of their capital cities the Boers have turned to guerilla warfare, blowing up trains and ambushing British troops and garrisons. In response, the British forces are implementing their so-called 'scorched earth policy', burning farms and confiscating foodstuffs in an attempt to starve the Boer commandos into submission. Thousands of women and children have been removed from the farms and towns where they lived and placed in concentration camps where malnutrition and disease is rife.
MARCONI TRANSMITS WIRELESS SIGNAL ACROSS THE ATLANTIC
IT'S GOOD TO TALK! On 12 December 1901, Guglielmo Marconi achieved the first wireless signal to be transmitted across the Atlantic from Poldhu, Cornwall to Newfoundland. Aged only 27, facing much opposition and almost overwhelming difficulties, his success marked a turning point in world-wide communication.

1901 GREATEST HITS:

The Billboard by John N. Klohr
Davy Jones' Locker by H.W. Petrie
Sweet Annie Moore by John H. Flynn
Tobermory by Harry Lauder
I've Grown So Used to You by Chattaway
Coon! Coon! Coon! by L. Friedman & G. Jefferson
Mighty Lak' a Rose by F. Stanton & E. Nevin
A Signal from Mars by E.T. Paull

John N. Klohr
A Signal from Mars
E.T. Paull

New inventions since the last census:

1892 - Diesel Engine (Rudolf Diesel - Germany)
1893 - Dishwasher (Josephine Cochran - USA)
1895 - Wireless Telegraphy (G. Marconi - Italy)
1895 - X-Ray (Wilhelm C. Roentgen - Germany)
1898 - Tape Recorder (Valdemar Poulson - Denmark)
1899 - Aspirin (Felix Hoffman - Germany)
1899 - Paper Clip (Johann Vaaler - Norway)

Modern, efficient, clean and glamorous

The arrival of the electric-powered tram on London's streets has brought classless public transport to the masses.

Model of Z-type electric tram, 1901
 Football sunderland AFC  TOP GEAR

English League:
1900-01
Liverpool
Sunderland AFC
1901-02
Sunderland AFC
Everton
F.A. CUP 1901:
Champions:
Tottenham H.
Runner up:
Sheffield Utd.

Panhard & Levassor are proud to introduce their revolutionary new model:
the B2. It is the first car to use the System Panhard front-engine, rear-drive method.

The new
one penny coin
is out !

La Parisienne Perfumes
the ultimate seduction tool.

The first exhibition of Pablo Picasso opens in Paris
on June 24th

The bold contours and simplified modeling of Child with a Dove, reflect the influence of artists such as Gauguin and Cezanne.

 

 
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