Raymond Thornhill

1 December 1913–12 March 1949 (Age 35)
Heanor, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Raymond

When Raymond Thornhill was born on 1 December 1913, in Heanor, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Alan Thornhill, was 28 and his mother, Martha Hickinbotham, was 32. He had at least 1 daughter with Mary Wass. He died on 12 March 1949, at the age of 35.

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Raymond Thornhill
Mary Wass

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    Phyllis Edna May Thornhill



    Marjorie Thornhill


World Events (8)


Age 1

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 1

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.

Age 11

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Thornhill, for example in Derbyshire, West Yorkshire, Dorset, and Wiltshire, from Old English þorn ‘thorn bush’ + hyll ‘hill’.

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

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  • Raymond Thornhill, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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