Florence "Florrie" Thorpe

Riddings, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Florence "Florrie"

When Florence "Florrie" Thorpe was born in 1900, in Riddings, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Thorpe, was 42 and her mother, Annie, was 36. She married Edwin Buttery in 1919, in Basford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Selston, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911 and Alfreton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1939. She died in England, United Kingdom, and was buried in England, United Kingdom.

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Florence "Florrie" Thorpe
Edwin Buttery
Marriage: 1919

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Basford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 4

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 8

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 39

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

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in England named with Old Norse þorp ‘hamlet’, ‘village’ or the Old English cognate þrop.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Flossie Buttery in entry for Joyce, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Florrie Buttery in entry for Sylvia Phyllis, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Florrie Buttery in entry for Dorothy, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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