Harry Downward

1894–1972 (Age 78)
Hanley, Staffordshire, England

The Life of Harry

When Harry Downward was born in 1894, his father, Edwin Downward, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Ann Murray, was 38. He married Lily Brough in 1924, in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Hanley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died in 1972, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Harry Downward
1894–1972
Lily Brough
1898–1991
Marriage: 1924

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1924
Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 10

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.
1908

Age 14

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1918

Age 24

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

English (Sussex and Kent): probably a variant of Downer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harry Downward, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Harry Downward, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Harry Downward in household of Edwin Downward, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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