Stanley Reay

22 December 1917–29 May 1995 (Age 77)
Sunderland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Stanley

When Stanley Reay was born on 22 December 1917, in Sunderland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Ralph Turnbull Reay, was 30 and his mother, Jane Spain, was 32. He married Eunice Irene Balson on 24 November 1945, in Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 29 May 1995, in Donnington, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Stanley Reay
Eunice Irene Balson
Marriage: 24 November 1945

Spouse and Children

24 November 1945
Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Ralph Turnbull Reay


    Jane Spain




World Events (8)


Age 1

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 4

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

Age 23

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: variant of Rye 1 and 2.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Stanley Reay - Government record: male

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