Maisie Hester

26 May 1908–July 1996 (Age 88)
Maidstone, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Maisie

When Maisie Hester was born on 26 May 1908, in Maidstone, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Alfred Augustus Hester, was 43 and her mother, Ada Lucy Young, was 32. She married William Charles Blandford in 1937, in Maidstone, Kent, England, United Kingdom. She died in July 1996, in Hawley, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 88.

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William Charles Blandford
Maisie Hester
Marriage: 1937

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Maidstone, Kent, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)


Age 6

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 6

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.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

1 North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a conspicuous beech tree, Middle Low German hēster.2 Irish (mainly County Mayo): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hOistir ‘descendant of Oistir’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maisie Hester, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Maisie Hester, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Maisie Hester, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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