Norah Moore

1892–1980 (Age 88)
Towcester, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Norah

When Norah Moore was born in 1892, in Towcester, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Patrick Moore, was 46 and her mother, Frances Thomason Basford, was 38. She married William Charles Galsworthy in 1913, in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Northampton Holy Sepulchre, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died in 1980, in Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

William Charles Galsworthy
1887–1955
Norah Moore
1892–1980
Marriage: 1913
John Patrick Galsworthy
1914–1998
William Charles Galsworthy
1916–
Norah Galsworthy
1918–

Spouse and Children

    William Charles Galsworthy

    Male1887–1955Male

    Female1892–1980Female

MARRIAGE
1913
Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

    John Patrick Galsworthy

    Male1914–1998Male

    William Charles Galsworthy

    Male1916–Male

    Norah Galsworthy

    Female1918–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1846–1915Male

    Frances Thomason Basford

    Female1854–Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 12

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.
1908

Age 16

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1918

Age 26

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English more ‘moor’, ‘marsh’, ‘fen’, ‘area of uncultivated land’ (Old English mōr), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in such a place or a habitational name from any of the various places named with this word, as for example Moore in Cheshire or More in Shropshire.2 English: from Old French more ‘Moor’ (Latin maurus). The Latin term denoted a native of northwestern Africa, but in medieval England the word came to be used informally as a nickname for any swarthy or dark-skinned person.3 English: from a personal name (Latin Maurus ‘Moor’). This name was borne by various early Christian saints. The personal name was introduced to England by the Normans, but it was never as popular in England as it was on the Continent.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Norah Moore in household of Patrick Moore, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Norah Moore in household of Patrick Moore, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Moore, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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