George Ernest Temple

1901–1985 (Age 83)
Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire, England

The Life of George Ernest

When George Ernest Temple was born on 15 March 1901, his father, Joseph Temple, was 38 and his mother, Mary Faulkner, was 38. He married Beatrice Violet Hathaway on 6 November 1926, in Lower Swell, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Eyford, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Guiting Power, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died in February 1985, at the age of 83.

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George Ernest Temple
Beatrice Violet Hathaway
Marriage: 6 November 1926

Spouse & Children

6 November 1926
Lower Swell, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Temple


  • Female1863–1946Female



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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 3

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 7

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 23

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: occupational name or habitational name for someone who was employed at or lived near one of the houses (‘temples’) maintained by the Knights Templar, a crusading order so named because they claimed to occupy in Jerusalem the site of the old temple (Middle English, Old French temple, Latin templum). The order was founded in 1118 and flourished for 200 years, but was suppressed as heretical in 1312 .2 English: name given to foundlings baptized at the Temple Church, London, so called because it was originally built on land belonging to the Templars.3 Scottish: habitational name from the parish of Temple in Edinburgh, likewise named because it was the site of the local headquarters of the Knights Templar.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • E in household of Joseph Temple, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Infant - in household of Joseph Temple, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Geroge Ernest Temple - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Geroge Ernest Temple

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