Derrick Nicholas Bean

3 February 1937–September 2003 (Age 66)
Bridlington, Yorkshire East Riding, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Derrick Nicholas

Derrick Nicholas Bean was born on 3 February 1937, in Bridlington, Yorkshire East Riding, England, United Kingdom as the son of Emily Hick. He died in September 2003, in North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Emily Hick
John D Bean
Roy Desmond Bean
Douglas C Bean
Edith Helen Bean
William Michael Bean
George B Bean
John Trevor Bean
Derrick Nicholas Bean
Geoffrey D Bean
Kenneth Malcom Bean
Raymond Bean

Parents and Siblings



    John D Bean



    Douglas C Bean



    William Michael Bean


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World Events (3)

1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 2

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

Age 3

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 8

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

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of beans, from Old English bēan ‘beans’ (a collective singular). Occasionally it may have been applied as a nickname for a someone considered of little importance.2 English: nickname for a pleasant person, from Middle English bēne ‘friendly’, ‘amiable’ (of unknown origin; there is apparently no connection with Bain or Bon ).3 Scottish: Anglicized form of the Gaelic personal name Beathán, a diminutive of beatha ‘life’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2005
  • England & Wales, Birth Index: 1916-2005

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