Margaret Ethel Talbot

1911–1961 (Age 50)
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

The Life of Margaret Ethel

When Margaret Ethel Talbot was born on 31 May 1911, in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, her father, Horace Norman Talbot, was 38 and her mother, Elizabeth Stephenson Donald, was 35. She married Leslie Roy Burt on 10 October 1936, in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand. She died on 22 December 1961, in her hometown, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Margaret Ethel Talbot
Leslie Roy Burt
Marriage: 10 October 1936

Spouse & Children

10 October 1936
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1873–1954Male

  • Elizabeth Stephenson Donald




World Events (6)


Age 3

Outbreak of World War I. New Zealand commits thousands of troops to the British war effort. They suffer heavy casualties in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey in 1915.
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 12

The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 

Age 28

WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): of much disputed origin, but probably from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements tal ‘destroy’ + bod ‘message’, ‘tidings’, i.e. ‘messenger of destruction’. In this form the name is also found in France, taken there apparently by English immigrants; the usual French form is Talbert .

Possible Related Names

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

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