William Henry Crofts

Brief Life History of William Henry

When William Henry Crofts was born on 9 October 1914, in Buckley, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, John Crofts, was 41 and his mother, Maggie Edwards, was 29. He died in March 1970, in Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 55.

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John Crofts
Maggie Edwards
Mary Alice Crofts
John "Jacky" Crofts
Edward Crofts
William Henry Crofts
Lens Crofts

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    WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

    1925 · National Party (Plaid Cymru) Founded

    The Plaid Cymru, or the National Party, started out as a social movement against threats to the Welsh language and customs. It wasn’t until 1966 that the party had a seat in Parliament. 


    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: variant of Croft , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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