Edward Piggford

25 October 1908–April 1992 (Age 83)
Chester le Street, Durham, England

The Life of Edward

When Edward Piggford was born on 25 October 1908, in Chester le Street, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Piggford, was 23 and his mother, Jessie Rice, was 19. He married Margaret Ann Patterson in March 1933, in Chester le Street, Durham, England. He died in April 1992, in Durham, Durham, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 83.

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Edward Piggford
Margaret Ann Patterson
Marriage: March 1933

Spouse and Children

March 1933
Chester le Street, Durham, England

Parents and Siblings


    Jessie Rice




World Events (8)


Age 6

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

Age 6

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 31

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 (Durham): possibly a variant of Pickford .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Edward Piggford in household of Edward Piggford, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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