Alma Mary Thompson

Brief Life History of Alma Mary

When Alma Mary Thompson was born on 9 November 1874, in Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Thompson, was 45 and her mother, Lucy Hannah Trusler, was 28. She married Thomas Bushby in January 1900, in Sculcoates, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Cottingham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Sculcoates All Saints, Yorkshire East Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1901. She died in June 1954, in Farnham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 79.

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Thomas Bushby
Alma Mary Thompson
Marriage: January 1900
Arnold Fred Victor Bushby
Harold James Thompson Bushby

Sources (7)

  • Alma M Thompson in household of James Thompson, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Alma Mary Thompson, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Alma Mary, "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016"

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1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


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1904 · The Entente Cordiale

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)om(me) (see Thom ) + -son ‘son of Tom’. Thomson is usually the Scottish form, that with the intrusive -p- being English. Both forms are common in Ireland. The surname Thompson is also very common among African Americans.

Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen and of its Swedish cognate Thomsson. Compare Thomson .

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

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