Alice Wright

1868–11 July 1933 (Age 65)
Little Hoole, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alice

When Alice Wright was born in 1868, in Little Hoole, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Wright, was 33 and her mother, Margaret Howard, was 36. She married Thomas Gabbott on 12 October 1898, in Hoole, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Leyland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Farington, Lancashire, England in 1911. She died on 11 July 1933, in Little Hoole, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 65, and was buried in Hoole, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Gabbott
1872–1940
Alice Wright
1868–1933
Marriage: 12 October 1898
John Gabbott
1902–1902
Thomas Gabbott
1903–1977

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 October 1898Hoole, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (7)

    1878 · Bacup Natural History Society
    Age 10
    The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.
    1884
    Age 16
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
    1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers
    Age 33
    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.

    Name Meaning

    1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: occupational name for a maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Old English wyrhta, wryhta ‘craftsman’ (a derivative of wyrcan ‘to work or make’). The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright ), but when used in isolation it generally referred to a builder of windmills or watermills.2 Common New England Americanized form of French Le Droit, a nickname for an upright person, a man of probity, from Old French droit ‘right’, in which there has been confusion between the homophones right and wright.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Cartwright
    Wainwright
    Arkwright
    Wrights
    Wrightsman
    Wrightson

    Sources (15)

    • Alice Wright in household of Robert Wright, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
    • Alice Wright in household of Robert Wright, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • Alice Wright in household of Robert Wright, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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