Gilbert Hartley

15 July 1905–March 1974 (Age 68)
Crewe, Cheshire, England

The Life of Gilbert

When Gilbert Hartley was born on 15 July 1905, in Crewe, Cheshire, England, his father, Thomas Richmond Hartley, was 35 and his mother, Isabella Maybury, was 35. He died in March 1974, in his hometown, at the age of 68.

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Thomas Richmond Hartley
1869–
Isabella Maybury
1870–1951
John Thomas Hartley
1898–1962
Gilbert Hartley
1905–1974

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Name Meaning

1 English (mainly northern): habitational name from any of various places so called. Several, in particular those in Hampshire, Kent, and Devon, are named from Old English heorot ‘hart’, ‘stag’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. One in Northumberland has as the second element Old English hlāw ‘hill’, and one in Cumbria contains Old English clā ‘claw’, in the sense of a tongue of land between two streams, + probably heard ‘hard’. The surname is widely distributed, but most common in Yorkshire, where it arose from a place near Haworth, West Yorkshire, also named with Old English heorot + lēah. As a Scottish name, it comes from the Cumbrian Hartley (see forebears note).2 Irish: shortened Anglicized form of or surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Ó hArtghaile ‘descendant of Artghal’, a personal name composed of the elements Art ‘bear’, ‘hero’ + gal ‘valor’.

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

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