Evelyn Maud Lethbridge

30 May 1898–1999 (Age 100)
New Zealand

The Life of Evelyn Maud

When Evelyn Maud Lethbridge was born on 30 May 1898, in New Zealand, her father, Henry Yates Lethbridge, was 42 and her mother, Rose Shaw, was 22. She married Charles Thomas Balsom in 1920, in New Zealand. She died in 1999, in her hometown, at the age of 101.

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Charles Thomas Balsom
Evelyn Maud Lethbridge
Marriage: 1920

Spouse and Children

New Zealand

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Yates Lethbridge





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World Events (8)


Age 9

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1907 · Dominion of New Zealand

Age 9

The Dominion of New Zealand was brought about when New Zealand proclaimed itself a political independent government inside the British Empire. The Dominion of New Zealand allowed the British Government to shape its foreign policy, and it followed Britain into the First World War. Full independence was granted in 1931 and adopted by the New Zealand Parliament in 1947. 

Age 41

WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, probably in southwestern England, where the surname is most common.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Evelyn Maud Lethbridge - Government record: birth-name: Evelyn Maud Lethbridge

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