Herbert Lancaster

1897–1972 (Age 75)
Kentish Town, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Herbert

When Herbert Lancaster was born in 1897, in Kentish Town, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Lancaster, was 27 and his mother, Alice Knightley, was 31. He married Maud Hawkins in 1919, in Hackney, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Hampstead, London, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died in 1972, in Farnborough, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 75, and was buried in Farnborough, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Lancaster
1897–1972
Maud Hawkins
1900–
Marriage: 1919
Joan Lancaster
1920–2006
Herbert F Lancaster
1922–1922
Barbara Lancaster
1928–2019

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1919
Hackney, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

  • Female1920–2006Female

  • Herbert F Lancaster

    Male1922–1922Male

  • Barbara Lancaster

    Female1928–2019Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Lancaster

    Male1870–Male

  • Female1866–1959Female

siblings

(11)

  • Harry Lancaster

    Male1889–1913Male

  • Gladys Knightley

    Female1890–1893Female

  • Ella Alderton

    Female1890–Female

  • Male1897–1972Male

  • Rosa Lilian Lancaster

    Female1898–Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1908

Age 11

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1915 · Zeppelins Over London

Age 18

On May 31, 1915 a German zeppelin went over London in dark of night. It released a bomb over the city killing 28 people and wounding 60. 
1918

Age 21

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Lancaster in northwestern England, named in Old English as ‘Roman fort on the Lune’, from the Lune river, on which it stands, + Old English cæster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’). The river name is probably British, perhaps related to Gaelic slán ‘healthy’, ‘salubrious’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Herbert Lancaster in household of Henry Lancaster, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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