Elsie Mary Brighton Coy

1888–1957 (Age 69)
Sutton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elsie Mary Brighton

When Elsie Mary Brighton Coy was born on 21 June 1888, in Sutton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Coy, was 30 and her mother, Eliza Jane Grainger, was 34. She married Walter James Norman in March 1919, in Caxton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Hucknall, Hucknall Torkard, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom for about 28 years. She died in September 1957, in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 69.

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Elsie Mary Brighton Coy
Walter James Norman
Marriage: March 1919
Raymond Victor Norman

Spouse & Children

March 1919
Caxton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom


  • Raymond Victor Norman


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World Events (7)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 16

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 20

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 26

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.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of McCoy .2 English: nickname for a quiet and unassuming person, from Middle English, Old French coi, quei ‘calm’, ‘quiet’ (Latin quietus).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Elsie M B Coy in household of George Coy, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Elsie Meads in household of Ebsi Meads, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Elsie M B Coy in household of George Coy, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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