Richard Arthur Norris

7 July 1890–1948 (Age 57)
Camberwell, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Richard Arthur

When Richard Arthur Norris was born on 7 July 1890, in Camberwell, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard William John Norris, was 37 and his mother, Sophia Lucy Hughes, was 39. He lived in City of London, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Camberwell, Surrey, England in 1911. His occupation is listed as accountant in Dartford, Kent, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1948, at the age of 58.

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World Events (7)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 14

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 18

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 24

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish:1. regional name for someone who had migrated from the North (i.e. further north in England, or from Scotland or Scandinavia), from Old French nor(r)eis ‘northerner’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a house on the north side of a settlement or estate, from Middle English north ‘north’ + hous ‘house’. 3. occupational name for a wet-nurse or foster mother, from Old French nurice, norrice (Latin nutrix, genitive nutricis).

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

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  • Richard A Norris in household of Richard W J Norris, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Richard Arthur Norris in household of Richard William John Norris, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Richard Arthur Norris in household of Richard W J Norris, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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