Frank Hewitt Horrocks

1894–
Monton Green, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Frank Hewitt

When Frank Hewitt Horrocks was born in 1894, in Monton Green, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Charles Horrocks, was 36 and his mother, Ann Hewitt, was 27. He lived in Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Charles Horrocks
1858–
Ann Hewitt
1867–
Arthur Stanley Horrocks
1891–
Frank Hewitt Horrocks
1894–
Edith Mary Horrocks
1906–

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Charles Horrocks

    Male1858–Male

    Ann Hewitt

    Female1867–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 7

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.
1908

Age 14

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1940

Age 46

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.

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 (1)

  • Frank Hewitt Horrocks in household of Samuel Charles Horrocks, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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