Doris Victoria Burns

19 February 1897–1964 (Age 66)
Plymouth, Stoke Dameral, Devon, England

The Life of Doris Victoria

When Doris Victoria Burns was born on 19 February 1897, her father, William Burns, was 25 and her mother, Ada Maud Barnard, was 22. She died in 1964, in Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

William Burns
1871–
Ada Maud Barnard
1875–
Doris Victoria Burns
1897–1964
Douglas Stuart Burns
1905–1982

Parents and Siblings

    William Burns

    Male1871–Male

    Ada Maud Barnard

    Female1875–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 7

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 11

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1918

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream or streams, from the Middle English nominative plural or genitive singular of burn ( see Bourne ).2 Scottish: variant of Burnhouse, habitational name from a place named with burn ‘stream’ + house ‘house’.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Broin ( see Byrne ).

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

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