Bessie Lucy Thirkettle

1888–1976 (Age 88)
Newbury, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Bessie Lucy

When Bessie Lucy Thirkettle was born in June 1888, in Newbury, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Elijah Thirkettle, was 37 and her mother, Charlotte, was 36. She married Edward John Coppard in 1912, in Tonbridge, Kent, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Maidstone, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died in December 1976, in Uckfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 88.

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Bessie Lucy Thirkettle
Edward John Coppard
Marriage: 1912

Spouse & Children

Tonbridge, Kent, England, United Kingdom

Parents & Siblings

  • Elijah Thirkettle


  • Charlotte




  • Florence Hetty Thirkettle


  • Thomas John Thirkettle


  • Ellen Susan Thirkettle


  • George V Thirkettle


  • Female1888–1976Female

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 16

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 20

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 26

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

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Sources (3)

  • Bessie L Thirkettle in household of Elijah Thirkettle, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Bessie L Thirkettle in household of Florrience H Thirkettle, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Bessie L Thirkettle in household of Elijah Thirkettle, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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