Herbert Parker Wood

5 May 1902–1974 (Age 71)
Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Herbert Parker

When Herbert Parker Wood was born on 5 May 1902, in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Clarke Wood, was 34 and his mother, Maria Johnson, was 28. He married Mabel Jenkinson on 30 August 1922, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1974, in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 72.

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Herbert Parker Wood
Mabel Jenkinson
Marriage: 30 August 1922

Spouse and Children

30 August 1922
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)


Age 6

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1908 · 7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers

Age 6

The 7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers was active from 1908-1967. They were another volunteer unit for Britian's Territorial Army. During WWI they fought on the Western Front and during WWII they arrived in Liverpool just in time for the Liverpool Blitz.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 19

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood or a metonymic occupational name for a woodcutter or forester, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). 2. nickname for a mad, eccentric, or violent person, from Middle English wōd ‘mad’, ‘frenzied’ (Old English wād), as in Adam le Wode, Worcestershire 1221 .

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

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  • Herbert Parker Wood in household of John Clarke Wood, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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