Peggy Gossop

24 February 1913–11 May 1974 (Age 61)
Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Peggy

When Peggy Gossop was born on 24 February 1913, in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Lionel Gossop, was 29 and her mother, Anna Elizabeth Bush, was 31. She died on 11 May 1974, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Lionel Gossop
Anna Elizabeth Bush
Ruth Gossop
Lester Slieght Gossop
Peggy Gossop
May Gossop
Herbert Gossop

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 1

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.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 26

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

Name Meaning

English (Cumbria): probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

Sources (2)

  • Peggy Gossop, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
  • Peggy Gossop, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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