Ernest Maurice Thorp

1893–1967 (Age 74)
Colchester, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ernest Maurice

When Ernest Maurice Thorp was born in 1893, in Colchester, Essex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Maurice Mark Thorp or Thorpe, was 24 and his mother, Hephzibah DWit, was 26. He married Violet Maud French on 11 March 1916, in Lexden, Essex, England, United Kingdom. He lived in West Mersea, Essex, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died in 1967, in Colchester, Essex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74.

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Ernest Maurice Thorp
Violet Maud French
Marriage: 11 March 1916

Spouse & Children

11 March 1916
Lexden, Essex, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 11

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 15

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Thorpe .2 Scandinavian: variant of Torp .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ernest M Thorp in household of Maurice M Thorp, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Ernest Maurice Thorp in household of Maurice Mark Thorp, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Ernest Maurice Thorp, "England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1997"

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