Violet Louise Troubridge

26 December 1885–
Deptford Town, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Violet Louise

When Violet Louise Troubridge was born on 26 December 1885, in Deptford Town, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert William Troubridge, was 36 and her mother, Ellen Joslin, was 36. She married Charles Alfred Hilham on 26 July 1915, in Hatcham Park, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. She lived in London, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and City of London, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Charles Alfred Hilham
Violet Louise Troubridge
Marriage: 26 July 1915

Spouse and Children

26 July 1915
Hatcham Park, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1888 · The Whitehall Mystery

Age 3

The Whitehall Mystery has some ties to Jack the Ripper, the victim was female and had been dismembered. The arms were found first; the headless torso to which they belonged was found a month later. The rest of the body was never discovered and the mystery was never solved.

Age 23

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 33

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Trowbridge in Wiltshire, named from Old English trēow ‘tree’ + brycg ‘bridge’; the name probably referred to a felled trunk serving as a rough-and-ready bridge.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Violet S Troubridge in household of Robert W Troubridge, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Violet L Trowbridge in household of Robert W Trowbridge, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Violet Louise Hilham in entry for Violet Margaret Hilham, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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