Walter John Waterfield

Brief Life History of Walter John

When Walter John Waterfield was born in 1901, in London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Walter Brooke Waterfield, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Lipscombe, was 24. He married Lilian Elizabeth Mendham on 11 July 1926, in Walthamstow St John, Essex, England, United Kingdom.

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Walter John Waterfield
Lilian Elizabeth Mendham
Marriage: 11 July 1926

Sources (3)

  • 1911 England Census for Walter B Waterfield London St John-at-Hackney South West Hackney
  • London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1920
  • Essex, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1935

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London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1915 · Zeppelins Over London

On May 31, 1915 a German zeppelin went over London in dark of night. It released a bomb over the city killing 28 people and wounding 60. 


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.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Vatierville in Seine-Maritime, France, so named from the personal name Walter + Old French ville ‘settlement’.

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

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