Nellie Downs

11 August 1916–28 September 2009 (Age 93)
Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Nellie

When Nellie Downs was born on 11 August 1916, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Geves Downs, was 22 and her mother, Emma Green, was 21. She died on 28 September 2009, in Boston, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 93.

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William Thomas Frederick Newton
Nellie Downs

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World Events (8)


Age 2

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 5

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

Age 29

The UK becomes a permanent member of the UN Security Council.

Name Meaning

English:1. patronymic from a variant of Dunn 2. 2. variant (plural) of Down .

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

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