Agnes Hughes Gillan

4 March 1914–3 March 1989 (Age 75)
Harpurhay cum Moston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Agnes Hughes

When Agnes Hughes Gillan was born on 4 March 1914, in Harpurhay cum Moston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Gillan, was 34 and her mother, Mary Hughes, was 34. She married Leonard Smith in 1940, in Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 3 March 1989, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Smith
Agnes Hughes Gillan
Marriage: 1940
David Smith

Spouse and Children

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom


    David Smith


Parents and Siblings

    James Gillan






    Albert Gillan


    Jim Gillan


    John Gillan


    May Gillan


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 7

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.
1939 · Operation Pied Piper Began

Age 25

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

Irish:1. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Giolláin , from a diminutive of giolla ‘lad’. 2. reduced form of Gilliland .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Agnes H Gillan, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Gillan, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Agnes Hughes Gillan - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Agnes Hughes Gillan

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