Polly Threlfall

1898–
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
1867–
Margaret Hunt
1870–1916
Harry Threlfall
1889–
Richard Threlfall
1891–
James Threlfall
1894–
Walter Threlfall
1895–
Margaret Threlfall
1896–
Polly Threlfall
1898–
John Threlfall
1901–
William Threlfall
1904–1987

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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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.
1908

Age 10

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1940

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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