Arthur Leonard Briscoe

1888–1954 (Age 66)
Sedgley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Arthur Leonard

When Arthur Leonard Briscoe was born in 1888, in Sedgley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Briscoe, was 36 and his mother, Rachel Wilkes, was 37. He registered for military service in 1941. He died in 1954, in Rowley Regis, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

John Briscoe
1852–
Rachel Wilkes
1851–1936
Mary Wilkes
1874–
Benjamin Wilkes
1875–
Joseph Briscoe
1876–
Mary Briscoe
1879–
John Thomas Briscoe
1884–1963
Edward William Briscoe
1886–1957
Arthur Leonard Briscoe
1888–1954
Jane Briscoe
1890–
William J Briscoe
1892–
Rachel Briscoe
1895–
James Briscoe
1896–1969
Annie Elizabeth Briscoe
1899–1976

Parents and Siblings

    John Briscoe

    Male1852–Male

    Rachel Wilkes

    Female1851–1936Female

siblings

(12)

    Mary Wilkes

    Female1874–Female

    Benjamin Wilkes

    Male1875–Male

    Joseph Briscoe

    Male1876–Male

    Mary Briscoe

    Female1879–Female

    Male1884–1963Male

+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 16

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 20

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

Age 26

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

Northern English: habitational name from any of various places so named. Briscoe in Cumberland is named with Old Norse Bretaskógr ‘wood of the Britons’ ( see Brett ). Brisco in Cumberland and Briscoe in North Yorkshire are named with Old Norse birki ‘birch’ + skógr ‘wood’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arthur L Briscoe in household of John Briscoe, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Leonard Briscoe in household of John Briscoe, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Arthur L Briscoe in household of John Briscoe, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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