John William Thorpe

28 December 1872–1930 (Age 57)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John William

When John William Thorpe was born on 28 December 1872, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Gerorge Thorpe, was 30 and his mother, Grace Thursby, was 31. He married Margaret Jane Bruce on 13 March 1897, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He lived in Brightside, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died in 1930, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

John William Thorpe
1872–1930
Margaret Jane Bruce
1874–1961
Marriage: 13 March 1897
William Thorpe
1899–
Joseph Thorpe
1902–
George Thorpe
1903–
Arthur Thorpe
1905–
John Thorpe
1906–
Harry Thorpe
1909–1997

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 March 1897
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(6)

    William Thorpe

    Male1899–Male

    Joseph Thorpe

    Male1902–Male

    George Thorpe

    Male1903–Male

    Arthur Thorpe

    Male1905–Male

    John Thorpe

    Male1906–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Gerorge Thorpe

    Male1842–Male

    Grace Thursby

    Female1841–Female

siblings

(7)

    George Henry Tthorpe

    Male1870–Male

    Mary E. Thorpe

    Female1872–Female

    Male1872–1930Male

    Lilly Thorpe

    Female1876–Female

    Grace Thorpe

    Female1877–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 8

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 12

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 36

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John William Thorpe, "United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners' Service Records, 1760-1913"
  • John William Thorpe, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • John W Thorpe, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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