Archibald Cyril Platten

5 June 1895–May 1985 (Age 89)
Lowestoft, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Archibald Cyril

When Archibald Cyril Platten was born on 5 June 1895, in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Platten, was 26 and his mother, Lily Louise Lydamore, was 23. He married Rosa Gwendoline Gibbs in 1922, in Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Oulton Broad, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom in 1911 and Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1939. He died in May 1985, in Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 89.

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Archibald Cyril Platten
Rosa Gwendoline Gibbs
Marriage: 1922

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Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 9

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 13

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk):1. diminutive of Platt 1. 2. metonymic occupational name for a platemaker, from Old French platon ‘metal plate’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Archibald Platten in household of James Platten, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Arch Platten in household of James Platten, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Archibald S Platten, "England and Wales National Register, 1939"

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