Cyril Ward Compton

1908–1985 (Age 77)
London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Cyril Ward

When Cyril Ward Compton was born in 1908, in London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Alfred Walter Thomas Compton, was 29 and his mother, Jane Florence Stocker, was 26. He died in 1985, in Ashford, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Walter Thomas Compton
1879–1948
Jane Florence Stocker
1882–
Alfred Herbert S T Compton
1900–
Edward Walter C Compton
1902–
Jane Florence May Compton
1903–1904
Elsie Compton
1906–
Cyril Ward Compton
1908–1985

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Alfred Herbert S T Compton

    Male1900–Male

    Edward Walter C Compton

    Male1902–Male

    Jane Florence May Compton

    Female1903–1904Female

    Elsie Compton

    Female1906–Female

    Male1908–1985Male

World Events (8)

1908

Age 0

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1915 · Zeppelins Over London

Age 7

On May 31, 1915 a German zeppelin went over London in dark of night. It released a bomb over the city killing 28 people and wounding 60. 
1940

Age 32

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places throughout England (but especially in the south) named Compton, from Old English cumb ‘short, straight valley’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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