Nellie Louisa Bladen

Walsall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Nellie Louisa

When Nellie Louisa Bladen was born in 1909, in Walsall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William John Bladen, was 37 and her mother, Sarah Bladen, was 31. She lived in Walsall St Matthew, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

William John Bladen
Sarah Bladen
Martha Elizabeth Bladen
Nellie Louisa Bladen
Elsie May Bladen

Parents and Siblings



    Martha Elizabeth Bladen


    Nellie Louisa Bladen


    Elsie May Bladen


World Events (8)


Age 5

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 5

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.

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

English: habitational name from Bladon in Oxfordshire or Blaydon in Tyne and Wear (formerly in County Durham). The first takes its name from a pre-English name (of uncertain origin and meaning) of the Evenlode river; the second is named with Old Norse blár ‘cold’ + Old English dūn ‘hill’.

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

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  • Nellie Louisa Bladen in household of William John Bladen, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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