Peter John William Warwick

Male24 March 1902–21 May 1985

Brief Life History of Peter John William

When Peter John William Warwick was born on 24 March 1902, in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa, his father, Frederick John Warwick, was 35 and his mother, Frances Agnes De Villiers, was 27. He married Muriel Devoy on 2 January 1933, in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa. He died on 21 May 1985, at the age of 83.

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Peter John William Warwick
Muriel Devoy
Marriage: 2 January 1933

Sources (2)

  • Peter William Warwick, "South Africa, Civil Marriage Records, 1840-1973"
  • Peter William, "South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 January 1933Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa
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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Last Zulu uprising against British.


    Age 7

    British Parliament enacts the South Africa Act, proposed constitution of Union of South Africa.


    Age 23

    Afrikaans recognized as South Africa's official language.

    Name Meaning


    habitational name from Warwick, the county seat of Warwickshire, or from the county itself. The placename derives from Old English wering, wæring ‘dam’ (a derivative of wer, wær ‘weir’) + wīc ‘dwelling, specialized farmstead’ (dative plural wīcum).

    habitational name from a much smaller place of the same name in Cumbria. This placename probably derives from Old English waroth ‘bank, shore’ + wīc.

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

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