Bartholomew Wolfenden

1891–2001 (Age 109)
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Bartholomew

When Bartholomew Wolfenden was born on 9 May 1891, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Bartholomew Wolfenden, was 32 and his mother, Mary Hannah Smith Pitt, was 36. He married Gertrude Knowles on 13 January 1917, in Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died before 2001, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 108.

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Family Time Line

Bartholomew Wolfenden
1891–2001
Gertrude Knowles
1896–
Marriage: 13 January 1917

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 January 1917
Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Bartholomew Wolfenden

    Male1859–1893Male

    Mary Hannah Smith Pitt

    Female1855–Female

siblings

(6)

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World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 10

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.
1908

Age 17

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 30

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wolfenden, a place in the parish of Newchurch-in-Rossendale, Lancashire, apparently named from the Old English personal name Wulfhelm (composed of the elements wulf ‘wolf’ + helm ‘helmet’, ‘protection’) + Old English denu ‘valley’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bartholomew Wolfenden, "England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910"
  • Bartholemew Wolfenden in household of Thomas Thompson, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Bartholomew Wolfenden in household of Thomas Thompson, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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