Harold Hewitt

Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Harold

When Harold Hewitt was born in 1899, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Herbert Hewitt, was 25 and his mother, Ada Atkinson, was 25.

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Herbert Hewitt
Ada Atkinson
Harold Hewitt
Frank Hewitt
Hilda Hewitt

Parents and Siblings




    Frank Hewitt


    Hilda Hewitt


World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 2

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Age 9

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1939 · Operation Pied Piper Began

Age 40

On September 1, 1939, Operation Pied Piper started in Manchester. In an attempt to keep children safe from air raids during WWII, millions of children were removed from their homes and placed with otehr people in the countryside for their safety.

Name Meaning

1 English, Welsh, and Scottish: from the medieval personal name Huet, a diminutive of Hugh . See also Hew . The surname has also long been established in Ireland.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a newly made clearing in a wood, Middle English hewett (Old English hīewet, a derivative of hēawan ‘to chop’,‘to hew’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harold Hewitt, "England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910"
  • Harold Hewitt in household of Herbert Hewitt, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Harold Hewitt in household of Herbert Hewitt, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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