Elizabeth Ridgeway

14 May 1931–1995 (Age 63)
Wallasey, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Ridgeway was born on 14 May 1931, in Wallasey, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Eric Victor Ridgeway, was 26 and her mother, Ivy Lutas, was 25. She died in 1995, in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Eric Victor Ridgeway
1904–1983
Ivy Lutas
1905–1982
Elizabeth Ridgeway
1931–1995
William Ridgeway
1934–2001

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World Events (8)

1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 8

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.
1940

Age 9

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.
1948

Age 17

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English riggewey, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by such a route or a habitational name from any of various places so named, for example in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Dorset, and Staffordshire.

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

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