Dorothy May Andrews

1895–1978 (Age 83)
Swainsthorpe, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Dorothy May

When Dorothy May Andrews was born on 17 April 1895, in Swainsthorpe, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Andrews, was 28 and her mother, Harriett Chapman, was 27. She married Edward Henry Browne in 1915, in Loddon, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 8 November 1978, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Dorothy May Andrews
Edward Henry Browne
Marriage: 1915
Edward Cecil Browne
Iris Deborah Browne
Joan Irene Browne
Sheila Maureen Browne

Spouse & Children

Loddon, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom


Parents & Siblings

  • William Andrews


  • Harriett Chapman




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 9

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 13

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 23

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Andrew . This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America this name has absorbed numerous cases of the various European cognates and their derivatives. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Dorothy May Andrews, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Dorothy Andrews, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Dorothy Andrews in household of William Andrews, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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