Florence Codd

10 August 1889–March 1977 (Age 87)
St Ishmael's, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Florence

When Florence Codd was born on 10 August 1889, in St Ishmael's, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, John Codd, was 24 and her mother, Francis Bowen, was 20. She married Charles Edward Hooper in 1912, in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died in March 1977, in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Charles Edward Hooper
Florence Codd
Marriage: 1912
Charles K Hooper
Charles C Hooper
Edward Brinley Hooper

Spouse and Children

Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom


    Charles K Hooper


    Charles C Hooper



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+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · Welsh Industry Affected by U.S Tariff 

Age 1

In 1890, President McKinley and Congress passed the McKinley Tariff, which have had direct effect on Southern Wales. All foreign exports were taxed, including tinplates from the iron and copper mines in Wales.

Age 19

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 25

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of purses and bags, from Middle English cod ‘bag’.2 English: nickname for a man noted for his apparent sexual prowess, from cod(piece), in Tudor times the garment worn prominently over the male genitals.3 English: from Middle English cod, the fish (of uncertain origin, perhaps a transferred use of 1), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or seller of these fish, or possibly as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the fish in some way.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Codd in household of John Codd, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Florence Codd in household of John Codd, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Florence B Codd, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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