Arthur Delaney

Male11 April 1909–1 April 1998

Brief Life History of Arthur

When Arthur Delaney was born on 11 April 1909, in Garstang, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Delaney, was 31 and his mother, Phoebe Heighton, was 32. He married Marjorie Elsie May Wiese on 26 November 1938. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 1 April 1998, in Mount Waverley, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 88.

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Arthur Delaney
Marjorie Elsie May Wiese
Marriage: 26 November 1938
Carolyn Delaney

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  • Marriage
    26 November 1938
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.


    Age 5

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


    Age 31

    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Aileen, Cormac, Clancy, Colm, Conley, Conor, Dermot, Donal, Eamon, Eamonn, Finbar.

    English (of Norman origin): variant of Laney with fused preposition de.

    Irish: Anglicized form, influenced by the Norman name, of Gaelic Ó Dubhshláine ‘descendant of Dubhshláine’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + slán ‘challenge, defiance’. MacLysaght, however, suggests that this element may be from the Sláinge river.

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

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