Sylvia Doreen Nicholson

Female24 December 1925–14 October 1999

Brief Life History of Sylvia Doreen

When Sylvia Doreen Nicholson was born on 24 December 1925, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Harry Nicholson, was 27 and her mother, Annie Smith, was 29. She married John Derrick O'Grady on 19 September 1957, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. She died on 14 October 1999, in Basford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 73, and was buried in Redhill Cemetery, Arnold, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Derrick O'Grady
Sylvia Doreen Nicholson
Marriage: 19 September 1957

Sources (5)

  • Sylvia D Nicholson, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Sylvia D Kirk, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Sylvia Doreen O'Grady, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 September 1957Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 15

    Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.

    1942 · Baedeker Blitz

    Age 17

    The Baedeker Blitz took place from April 1942- May 1942. The attack on York took place on April 28-29, it caused minimal damage but 79 people were killed.


    Age 20

    The UK becomes a permanent member of the UN Security Council.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern) and Scottish: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Nic(h)olas or the vernacular form Nic(h)ol + son; see Nichol , Nicholas . In Scotland the name was sometimes substituted for McNichol .

    Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Nicolaisen or Nikolaisen , or of the Swedish cognate Niklasson, patronymics from equivalents of the personal name Nicholas .

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

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