Polly Threlfall

Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Polly

When Polly Threlfall was born on 11 December 1898, in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard James Threlfall, was 31 and her mother, Margaret Hunt, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Richard James Threlfall
Margaret Hunt
Harry Threlfall
Richard Threlfall
James Threlfall
Walter Threlfall
Margaret Threlfall
Polly Threlfall
John Threlfall
William Threlfall

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World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 3

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Age 10

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 42

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 (Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Kirkham, named with Middle English thrall ‘serf’ (Old Norse þrǽll) + fall ‘clearing’, ‘place where the trees have been felled’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Polly Threlfall in household of Margaret Threlfall, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Polly Threlfall in household of JAS, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Polly Threlfall, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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