Agnes Dent

19 June 1897–18 February 1985 (Age 87)
Beeston, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Agnes

When Agnes Dent was born on 19 June 1897, in Beeston, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Samuel Dent, was 47 and her mother, Emma Smart, was 39. She lived in Sandy, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. She died on 18 February 1985, at the age of 87.

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William Huffer
Agnes Dent

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Samuel Dent


    Emma Smart




    Beatrice Dent Dent



    William Thomas Dent Sr


    Sidney Dent



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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 7

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 11

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 24

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from places in Cumbria and West Yorkshire named Dent, possibly from a British hill name cognate with Old Irish dinn, dind ‘hill’.2 English and French: nickname from Old French dent ‘tooth’ (Latin dens, genitive dentis), bestowed on someone with some deficiency or peculiarity of the teeth, or of a gluttonous or avaricious nature.

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

Sources (1)

  • Agnes Dent in household of Thomas Dent, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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