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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Family Time Line

John Crofts
1873–
Maggie Edwards
1885–1920
Mary Alice Crofts
1911–
John "Jacky" Crofts
1912–1972
Edward Crofts
1913–1917
William Henry Crofts
1914–1970
Lens Crofts
1919–1975

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    World Events (6)

    1918

    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. 

    1940

    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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