Agnes Florence Henrietta Tritton

13 May 1874–1951 (Age 76)
Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Agnes Florence Henrietta

When Agnes Florence Henrietta Tritton was born on 13 May 1874, in Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Fredrick Spencer Tritton or Trytton, was 29 and her mother, Agnes Jane Gibson, was 18. She married Joseph Davis on 9 July 1905, in Folkestone, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in 1951, in Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Davis
Agnes Florence Henrietta Tritton
Marriage: 9 July 1905
Ada Elizabeth Davis
John Matthew Davis

Spouse and Children

9 July 1905
Folkestone, Kent, England, United Kingdom


    Ada Elizabeth Davis



Parents and Siblings

    Fredrick Spencer Tritton or Trytton


    Agnes Jane Gibson




+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1878 · Collapse of the City of Glasgow Bank.

Age 4

Because of a discovery of a £7,000 deficit, City of Glasgow Bank halted operations from November to December 1877. After 10 months after reopening, the bank’s directors announced the bank, itself, had filed bankruptcy. The closure showed a net liability of over £6 million. The bank was so successful with telling people that it wasn’t in error, that the Bank's shares were selling for more than double of what they were actually worth. The bank’s directors were arrested and tried at the High Court. All were found guilty and sentenced to terms of imprisonment. Many Glasgow businesses failed as a result of the bankruptcy and shareholders were called to replenish the bank's losses. One shareholder argued that he had become a shareholder unknowing the fraudulent actions of the bank. Wide effects of the collapse have been seen in limited growth in liability and extensive problems with temporary banking liquidity.

Age 10

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1896 · Opening of the Glasgow Subway.

Age 22

The Glasgow Subway opened on 14 December and is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world. It is one of very few subways that have a running gauge of 4 feet, but its twin circular lines were never expanded.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Gretton. One in Northamptonshire is named from Old English grēot ‘gravel’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. Gretton in Shropshire is named from Old English grēoten ‘gravelly’ + tūn, while Gretton, Gloucestershire, is ‘farmstead (tūn) near Greet (Old English grēote ‘gravelly place’)’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Agnes F Tritton in household of Frederick S Tritton, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Agnes Florence Henrietta Tritton, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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