Gladys Cartwright

about 1896–
Newtown, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Gladys

When Gladys Cartwright was born about 1896, in Newtown, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Cartwright, was 35 and her mother, Amy Cater, was 33. She lived in Rowley Regis, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Essington, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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John Cartwright
Amy Cater
Horace Cartwright
Gladys Cartwright
Maud A Cartwright
Amy Cartwright

Parents and Siblings


    Amy Cater




    Horace Cartwright



    Maud A Cartwright


    Amy Cartwright


World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 8

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 12

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1928 · Women Granted Right to Vote

Age 32

Women in England over the age of 21 were granted the right to vote on May 7, 1928.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of carts, from Middle English cart(e) + wright ‘craftsman’ ( see Wright ). The surname is attested from the late 13th century, although the vocabulary word does not occur before the 15th century.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Gladys Cartwright in household of John Cartwright, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Gladys Cartwright in household of John Cartwright, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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