Albert Ernest Barclay

30 April 1888–29 December 1963 (Age 75)
Southwark, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Albert Ernest

When Albert Ernest Barclay was born on 30 April 1888, in Southwark, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Edward Barclay, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Ann Taylor, was 25. He married Ellen Waterfall on 29 August 1912, in Fulham, London, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Bermondsey, London, England, United Kingdom in 1891. He died on 29 December 1963, in Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 75, and was buried in Blackley Cemetery & Crematorium, Blackley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Albert Ernest Barclay
Olive Trainer
Marriage: 29 August 1941

Spouse and Children

29 August 1941
Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings



    Harriett Thornton


    Thomas G Thornton


    Caroline Thornton




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World Events (8)

1894 · Tower Bridge Completed

Age 6

Tower Bridge was completed in 1894. It is built across the Thames and is a suspension bridge. It has gothic towers on either side of it and is sometimes confused with the London Bridge. It is also the oldest bridge in London.
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 13

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 20

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name of English origin, from Berkeley in Gloucestershire, named in Old English with be(o)rc ‘birch’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Albert E Barclay in household of Thomas Thornton, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Albert E Barclay, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Albert Ernest Barclay, "England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-1920"

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