Thomas Martin Pickering

8 June 1884–26 October 1972 (Age 88)
Sunderland, Durham, England

The Life Summary of Thomas Martin

When Thomas Martin Pickering was born on 8 June 1884, in Sunderland, Durham, England, his father, Francis Edward Pickering, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Eleanor Consitt, was 22. He married Amy Cartwright on 18 April 1913, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1891. He died on 26 October 1972, in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Martin Pickering
Amy Cartwright
Marriage: 18 April 1913
Audrey Pickering
Thomas Pickering
Frank Pickering
Alfred Pickering
Eileen Pickering
Wilfred George Pickering

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 April 1913Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale
    Age 20
    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 24
    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
    1914 · Britain Enters the Great War
    Age 30
    After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Pickering in North Yorkshire, named with an Old English group name, Piceringas, meaning ‘the people of a man named Pīcer’.History: John Pickering of Newgate, Coventry, Warwickshire, England, came to MA in the early 1630s. He married Elizabeth Alderman in Ipswich, MA, in 1636 and moved a year later to Salem.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Thomas M Pickering in household of Francis E Pickering, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
    • Thomas Pickering, "British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938"
    • Thomas Martin Pickering, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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