John Alfred Work

12 May 1886–1954 (Age 67)
Georgetown, South Australia, Australia

The Life of John Alfred

When John Alfred Work was born on 12 May 1886, in Georgetown, South Australia, Australia, his father, Thomas Scott Work, was 40 and his mother, Jane Langley, was 33. He died in 1954, in South Australia, Australia, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Scott Work
1846–1931
Jane Langley
1853–1933
Caroline Elizabeth Work
1878–1949
Mary Barbara Work
1879–
James Warwick Work
1881–1951
Edith Amy Work
1882–1964
Frederick Thomas Work
1884–1965
John Alfred Work
1886–1954
Percival Edgar Work
1887–1887
William David Work
1888–1966
Selina Jane Work
1891–1961

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Scott Work

    Male1846–1931Male

    Jane Langley

    Female1853–1933Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1892

Age 6

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901

Age 15

First Federal election.
1911

Age 25

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Work in the parish of St. Ola, Orkney.2 English: from Old English (ge)weorc ‘work’, ‘fortification’, hence probably a topographic name or an occupational name for someone who worked on fortifications or at a fort.3 Danish: habitational name from a place so called.

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

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