Victor Thistlethwaite

1896–1977 (Age 81)
Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of Victor

When Victor Thistlethwaite was born on 9 June 1896, in Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia, his father, Wesley John Thistlethwaite, was 40 and his mother, Mary Howell, was 30. He married Ellen Esther Fairbairn in 1914, in Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 5 June 1977, in Concord, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 80, and was buried in Woronora, New South Wales, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Victor Thistlethwaite
Ellen Esther Fairbairn
Marriage: 1914
John Thistlethwaite

Spouse & Children

Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia


  • John Thistlethwaite


Parents & Siblings

  • Wesley John Thistlethwaite


  • Mary Howell




+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

First Federal election.

Age 5

The Australian flag flown for the first time.

Age 22

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place in the parish of Lancaster called Thistlethwaite, from Middle English thistle + thwaite ‘meadow’ ( see Thwaites ), i.e. a meadow overgrown with thistles.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Australia Cemetery Index, 1808-2007

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