Leslie George Kelly

16 September 1886–18 December 1986 (Age 100)
Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Leslie George

Leslie George Kelly was born on 16 September 1886, in Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom as the son of William Henry Kelly and Elizabeth Alice Launder. He had at least 1 son with Beatrice Frances Cooper. He died on 18 December 1986, in London, England, at the age of 100.

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Leslie George Kelly
Beatrice Frances Cooper
Harold Desmond Kelly

Spouse and Children



    Harold Desmond Kelly


Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Kelly


    Elizabeth Alice Launder




World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 18

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.

Age 22

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 28

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceallaigh ‘descendant of Ceallach’, an ancient Irish personal name, originally a byname meaning ‘bright-headed’, later understood as ‘frequenting churches’ (Irish ceall). There are several early Irish saints who bore this name. Kelly is now the most common of all Irish family names in Ireland.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Leslie George Kelly, "England, Devon, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
  • Leslie George Kelly, "England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1997"

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