Elsie Lillian Thistlethwaite

1906–1984 (Age 77)
Wellington - Maffra, Victoria, Australia

The Life of Elsie Lillian

When Elsie Lillian Thistlethwaite was born on 28 June 1906, in Wellington - Maffra, Victoria, Australia, her father, Robert Peter Thistlethwaite, was 44 and her mother, Emma Lavina Metzenthen, was 38. She died on 7 January 1984, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 77.

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Robert Peter Thistlethwaite
Emma Lavina Metzenthen
William James Thistlethwaite
Christopher Charles Thistlethwaite
Mary Lavinia Thistlethwaite
Mabel Sylvia Thistlethwaite
Elsie Lillian Thistlethwaite

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World Events (7)


Age 5

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.

Age 8

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Age 33

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

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.

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