Leonard William Roper

Male19 January 1922–22 February 1994

Brief Life History of Leonard William

When Leonard William Roper was born on 19 January 1922, in Mildenhall, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, Bertie William Roper, was 28 and his mother, Margaret Manning, was 28. He died on 22 February 1994, at the age of 72, and was buried in Forest Heath, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom.

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Bertie William Roper
Margaret Manning
Leonard William Roper

Sources (4)

  • Leonard W Roper, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Leonard William Roper, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
  • Leonard W Roper in household of Bertie W Roper, "England and Wales National Register, 1939"

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World Events (8)


Age 2

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

1928 · Women Granted Right to Vote

Age 6

Women in England over the age of 21 were granted the right to vote on May 7, 1928.


Age 23

The UK becomes a permanent member of the UN Security Council.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): occupational name from Middle English roper(e) ‘maker or seller of rope’. See Roop .

North German (Röper): occupational name for a town crier, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German rōpen ‘to call’.

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

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