Emily Cherry

10 March 1882–
Pirton, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Emily

When Emily Cherry was born on 10 March 1882, in Pirton, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Henry Cherry, was 31 and her mother, Susannah Throssell, was 33. She had at least 1 daughter with James Blades.

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James Blades
Emily Cherry
Gracie Blades

Spouse and Children

    James Blades





    Gracie Blades


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 2

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 22

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 32

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English chirie, cherye ‘cherry’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of cherries, or possibly a nickname for someone with rosy cheeks.2 Probably in some cases a translation name of German Kirsch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emily Cherry in household of Henry W Cherry, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Emily Cherry, "British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938"
  • Emily Cherry in entry for Gracie Blades, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"

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