Maude Matilda " Doll" Uren

5 June 1890–8 January 1989 (Age 98)
Battersea, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Maude Matilda " Doll"

When Maude Matilda " Doll" Uren was born on 5 June 1890, in Battersea, London, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Henry Uren, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Simmons, was 22. She married John Burridge on 23 May 1914, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in London, Middlesex, England in 1901. She died on 8 January 1989, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 98, and was buried in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John Burridge
1887–1942
Maude Matilda " Doll" Uren
1890–1989
Marriage: 23 May 1914
John William Kendal Burridge
1915–1993
Douglas Joseph Burridge
1917–1952

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 May 1914
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Uren

    Male1864–Male

    Elizabeth Simmons

    Female1868–Female

siblings

(4)

    William Henry Richard Uren

    Male1889–Male

    Female1890–1989Female

    Joseph Charles Uren

    Male1893–Male

    Margaret Letitia Uren

    Female1896–Female

World Events (8)

1894 · Tower Bridge Completed

Age 4

Tower Bridge was completed in 1894. It is built across the Thames and is a suspension bridge. It has gothic towers on either side of it and is sometimes confused with the London Bridge. It is also the oldest bridge in London.
1908

Age 18

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1918

Age 28

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

Name Meaning

1 Welsh and Cornish: from a Brythonic personal name Orbogenos (probably ‘of privileged birth’), recorded as Urbgen and Urgen in Old Welsh and later as Urien, and as Urbien and Urien in Old Breton. The first element is unexplained; the second represents the root gen ‘birth’, ‘born’. In Cornwall the name may be a survival from the Celtic period or, more probably, a reimportation from Brittany.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, so named from the definite singular form of ur, from Old Norse urð ‘scree’, ‘rock-strewn slope’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maude Matilda Auren in household of William Henry Auren, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Maude Matilda Uren, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Maud M Uren in household of William Uren, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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