Grace Dashwood Thom

7 July 1914–3 December 1986 (Age 72)
Canterbury, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Grace Dashwood

When Grace Dashwood Thom was born on 7 July 1914, in Canterbury, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Dashwood John Thom, was 25 and her mother, Lilian Grace Eves, was 26. She married Herbert Leonard Gardner on 26 August 1939, in Dartford, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Bexley, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1939. She died on 3 December 1986, in Surrey, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 72, and was buried in Shoreham, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Leonard Gardner
Grace Dashwood Thom
Marriage: 26 August 1939
John Bernard Gardner

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World Events (8)

Age 4
WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High
Age 7
British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II
Age 25
Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

Name Meaning

Scottish and French: from a short form of Thomas .

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

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Sources (7)

  • Thorn, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Grace D Thom, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Grace D Gardner in household of Herbert L Gardner, "England and Wales National Register, 1939"

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