Basil Scarisbrick Walker

1889–
Southport, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Basil Scarisbrick

When Basil Scarisbrick Walker was born in 1889, in Southport, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Ascroft Walker, was 45 and his mother, Mary Gibson Johnson, was 29.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Ascroft Walker
1844–1917
Mary Gibson Johnson
1860–
James Scarlett Ascroft Walker
1887–
Thomas Cartmel Walker
1895–
Elizabeth Sybil Walker
1900–1977
Basil Scarisbrick Walker
1889–
Cecily W Walker
1893–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 12

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 19

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

Age 32

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

Name Meaning

English (especially Yorkshire) and Scottish: occupational name for a fuller, Middle English walkere, Old English wealcere, an agent derivative of wealcan ‘to walk, tread’. This was the regular term for the occupation during the Middle Ages in western and northern England. Compare Fuller and Tucker . As a Scottish surname it has also been used as a translation of Gaelic Mac an Fhucadair ‘son of the fuller’.

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

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  • Basil S Walker in household of Thomas A Walker, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Basil S Walker in household of Thomas A Walker, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Basil Scarlsbrick Walker, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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