Beatrice F Westwood

Brief Life History of Beatrice F

When Beatrice F Westwood was born on 29 January 1911, in Boney-Hay, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Albert Westwood, was 24 and her mother, Alice Watton, was 27. She lived in Burntwood, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died in April 1986, at the age of 75.

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Charles Albert Westwood
Alice Watton
Beatrice F Westwood

Sources (3)

  • Beatrice Fanny Westwood in household of Charles Albert Westwood, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Beatrice Fanny Westwood, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
  • Beatrice F Westwood in household of George W R Hearn, "England and Wales National Register, 1939"

World Events (8)


Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

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

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

English: topographic name habitational name for someone who lived ‘by the west wood’ (Middle English west + wode), or who came from any of numerous places called Westwood (from Old English west ‘west’ + wudu ‘wood’), such as those in Kent, Wiltshire, Warwickshire, or Worcestershire.

History: William Westwood was one of the founders of Hartford, CT, in 1635 (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker).

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

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