Arthur Stanley Horrocks

Monton Green, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Arthur Stanley

When Arthur Stanley Horrocks was born in 1891, in Monton Green, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Charles Horrocks, was 33 and his mother, Ann Hewitt, was 24. He lived in Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Arthur Stanley Horrocks
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World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers
Age 10
The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.
Age 17
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
Age 33
First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from Great or Little Horrocks in Greater Manchester, so named from the plural of the dialect term hurrock ‘heaped-up pile of loose stones or rubbish’ (of uncertain origin).

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

Sources (2)

  • Arthur Stanley Horrocks in household of Samuel Charles Horrocks, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Arthur Stanley Horrocks, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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