Florence Louisa Thompson

1859–1933 (Age 74)
Smethwick, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Florence Louisa

When Florence Louisa Thompson was born in 1859, in Smethwick, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Thompson, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Gosling, was 26. She married Herbert Garner in 1883, in Kings Norton, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Smethwick, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Harborne, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. She died on 24 January 1933, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Florence Louisa Thompson
Herbert Garner
Marriage: 1883
Keitha Lilian Garner
Edith Ivy Garner

Spouse & Children

Kings Norton, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom


  • Keitha Lilian Garner


  • Edith Ivy Garner


Parents & Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 21

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 25

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 45

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Thomas . Thompson is widely distributed throughout Britain, but is most common in northern England and northern Ireland.2 Americanized form of Thomsen .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Florence L Thompson, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Florence Louisa Garner in household of Herbert Garner, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Florence Thompson in household of Thomas Thompson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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