Lawrence Sykes Cusworth

31 January 1885–1926 (Age 40)
Milnsbridge, Yorkshire, England

The Life of Lawrence Sykes

When Lawrence Sykes Cusworth was born on 31 January 1885, in Milnsbridge, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Cusworth, was 44 and his mother, Mary Ellen Sykes, was 33. He lived in Linthwaite, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1916. He died in 1926, in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 41.

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James Cusworth
Mary Ellen Sykes
Ethel Mary Cusworth
Gertrude Cusworth
James Rowland Cusworth
Lawrence Sykes Cusworth

Parents and Siblings

    James Cusworth





World Events (5)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 19

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 23

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1915 · Zeppelin Raid

Age 30

During WWI Zeppelin raids took place all over England. The first of the raids happened from June 6-7, 1915, in Hull, East Yorkshire, England. During the attack 24 people were killed 40 injured, and 40 houses destroyed.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places named Cudworth, in South Yorkshire and Somerset. The first element of the Yorkshire name is the Old English personal name Cūtha, that of the Somerset name the Old English personal name Cuda; the second element of both is Old English worð ‘enclosure’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Laurence Sykes Cusworth in household of James Cusworth, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Lawrence Sykes Cusworth, "United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920"
  • Lawrence Sykes Cusworth, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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