Herbert Wood

8 July 1887–1953 (Age 65)
Glossop, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Herbert

When Herbert Wood was born on 8 July 1887, in Glossop, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Albert Wood, was 24 and his mother, Hannah Maria Hackney, was 23. He married Jessie Barlow on 19 February 1912, in Hollingworth, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1953, in Glossop, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 66.

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Herbert Wood
Jessie Barlow
Marriage: 19 February 1912

Spouse and Children

19 February 1912
Hollingworth, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings



    Mary Alice Wood



    Lily Wood


    Thomas Wood


    Martha Ellen Wood


+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 17

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 21

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 27

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.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood or a metonymic occupational name for a woodcutter or forester, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). 2. nickname for a mad, eccentric, or violent person, from Middle English wōd ‘mad’, ‘frenzied’ (Old English wād), as in Adam le Wode, Worcestershire 1221 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herbert Wood in household of Joseph Wood, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Herbert Wood in household of Joseph Albert Wood, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Herbert Wood in household of Joseph A Wood, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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