Edwin Hercules Challacombe

Maleabout 1904–1964

Brief Life History of Edwin Hercules

When Edwin Hercules Challacombe was born about 1904, in Combe Martin, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edwin Challacombe, was 27 and his mother, Edith Mary Tarr, was 25. He married Dorothy Hannah Lovelace Dovell about 1924, in England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died in 1964, in Barnstaple, Devon, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 61.

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Edwin Hercules Challacombe
Dorothy Hannah Lovelace Dovell
Marriage: about 1924
Edwin Hercules Challacombe
Douglas Edwin Challacombe

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  • Herentes Challacombe in household of Edwin Challacombe, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1924England, United Kingdom
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (7)

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 0

    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 4

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

    Age 17

    British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Challacombe in Devon.

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

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