Dorothy Elliott

Female27 February 1931–25 December 2012

Brief Life History of Dorothy

Dorothy Elliott was born on 27 February 1931, in Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom. She died on 25 December 2012, in Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 81.

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    World Events (3)

    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.

    1945

    Age 14

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

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English, Old French personal name Eliot, a pet form of the Old Testament name Elijah, rendered in Greek as Ēlias and in Old French as Élie + the diminutive suffix -ot; compare Ellis . The name Aylett may in some cases also have been confused with or absorbed into Elliott.

    Scottish: late variant of Elwood .

    Scottish (of Breton origin): perhaps, as some members of the Elliott clan believe, a Scottish variant of the Breton surname Elleouet, a habitational name from one of the hamlets named Allegot in Finistère.

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

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