Oliver Maurice Matthews

June 1909–June 1954 (Age 45)
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

The Life of Oliver Maurice

When Oliver Maurice Matthews was born in June 1909, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, his father, Oliver Maurice Matthews, was 44 and his mother, Catherine Withey, was 37. He died in June 1954, in Bristol St Ambrose Whitehall, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 45.

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Oliver Maurice Matthews
Catherine Withey
Oliver Maurice Matthews

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World Events (8)


Age 5

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 5

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.

Age 15

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Matthew . In North America, this form has assimilated numerous vernacular derivatives in other languages of Latin Mat(t)hias and Matthaeus.2 Irish (Ulster and County Louth): used as an Americanized form of McMahon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oliver Maurice, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Oliver M Matthews, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
  • Oliver Maurice Matthews, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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