Frank Hewitt Horrocks

Monton Green, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary 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
Ann Hewitt
Arthur Stanley Horrocks
Frank Hewitt Horrocks
Edith Mary Horrocks

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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.
Age 14
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
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.

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

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