Edith Dixon

1876–1951 (Age 75)
Bootle, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edith

When Edith Dixon was born in 1876, in Bootle, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Dixon, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Eden, was 22. She married George Eastwood Thorton on 18 December 1898, in Elland, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Rastrick, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Brighouse, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1939. She died in 1951, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

George Eastwood Thorton
1876–1935
Edith Dixon
1876–1951
Marriage: 18 December 1898
Sam Thornton
1900–
Ada Thornton
1901–
Hilda Thornton
1902–1985
Harold Thornton
1905–
Elsie Thornton
1908–
Florrie Thornton
1910–
Sarah Ann Thornton
1914–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 December 1898
Elland, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

    Sam Thornton

    Male1900–Male

    Ada Thornton

    Female1901–Female

    Hilda Thornton

    Female1902–1985Female

    Harold Thornton

    Male1905–Male

    Elsie Thornton

    Female1908–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 2

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.
1884

Age 8

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edith Dixon in household of William Dixon, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Edith Dixon in household of William Dixon, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Edith Thornton in household of George E Thornton, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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