Norman John CHARD

28 November 1925–about 2003 (Age 77)
Corsham, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Norman John

When Norman John CHARD was born on 28 November 1925, in Corsham, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward William CHARD, was 23 and his mother, Ivy May DAVIS, was 25. He died about 2003, in Somerset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78.

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Edward William CHARD
Norman John CHARD

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World Events (8)

1928 · Women Grated Right to Vote

Age 3

Women in England over the age of 21 were granted the right to vote on May 7, 1928.

Age 15

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.

Age 23

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Chard or South Chard in Somerset, recorded in Domesday Book as Cerdren, possibly from Old English ceart ‘rough heathland’ + ærn ‘building’, ‘dwelling’. In some instances the surname may have arisen simply as a topographic name from ceart.2 French: from the personal name Chard, a short form of Richard ;3 French: habitational name for someone from Chard in the department of Creuse.

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

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