Gertrude Mary Battensby

17 July 1882–
Durham, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Gertrude Mary

When Gertrude Mary Battensby was born on 17 July 1882, in Durham, Durham, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Mowbray Battensby, was 37 and her mother, Mary Jane Hill, was 37. She married Arthur Lambert Gibson in 1911, in Durham, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Arthur Lambert Gibson
Gertrude Mary Battensby
Marriage: 1911

Spouse and Children

Durham, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 22

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 32

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Battersby in North Yorkshire, named with the genitive case of the Old Norse personal name Bǫðvarr (composed of the elements baðwa ‘battle’ + harjaz ‘warrior’) + Old Norse býr ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Gerty M Battensby in household of Robert M Battensby, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Gertrude Mary Battensby in household of Robert Mowbray Battensby, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Gertrude M Battensby in household of Robert M Battensby, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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