Wayne Robert English

2 January 1953–12 July 1980 (Age 27)
Scone, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of Wayne Robert

When Wayne Robert English was born on 2 January 1953, in Scone, New South Wales, Australia, his father, William Alfred English, was 47 and his mother, Alma Madge Mary Smith, was 48. He died on 12 July 1980, in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 27, and was buried in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia.

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William Alfred English
Alma Madge Mary Smith
Charles English
William English
Wayne Robert English

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    Charles English


    William English



World Events (5)


Age 3

Melbourne hosts the Summer Olympic Games.

Age 3

Summer Olympic Games held in Melbourne.

Age 9

Federal voting rights extended to adult Aboriginal people.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Old English Englisc. The word had originally distinguished Angles ( see Engel ) from Saxons and other Germanic peoples in the British Isles, but by the time surnames were being acquired it no longer had this meaning. Its frequency as an English surname is somewhat surprising. It may have been commonly used in the early Middle Ages as a distinguishing epithet for an Anglo-Saxon in areas where the culture was not predominantly English—for example the Danelaw area, Scotland, and parts of Wales—or as a distinguishing name after 1066 for a non-Norman in the regions of most intensive Norman settlement. However, explicit evidence for these assumptions is lacking, and at the present day the surname is fairly evenly distributed throughout the country.2 Irish: see Golightly .

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

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