Laura Gertrude Clegg

4 June 1882–28 December 1961 (Age 79)
Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Laura Gertrude

When Laura Gertrude Clegg was born on 4 June 1882, in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Clegg, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Spencer, was 28. She married John Frederick Shakespeare in 1908, in Fylde, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Layton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. She died on 28 December 1961, in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 79.

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John Frederick Shakespeare
Laura Gertrude Clegg
Marriage: 1908

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Fylde, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 19

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 26

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Clegg, from Old Norse kleggi ‘haystack’, originally the name of a nearby hill.2 Manx: variant of Clague .

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

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  • Lora Gertrude Cligg in household of Thomas Cligg, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • T in household of F, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Laci G Clegg in household of Thomas Clegg, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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