Derek Davies

17 July 1917–about 1985 (Age 67)
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Derek

When Derek Davies was born on 17 July 1917, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Davies, was 29 and his mother, Margaret Louisa Webley, was 27. He died about 1985, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, at the age of 68.

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Thomas Davies
Margaret Louisa Webley
Florence Adeline Davies
Leslie Davies
Derek Davies
Gordon Thomas Davies

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World Events (8)


Age 1

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.
1925 · National Party (Plaid Cymru) Founded

Age 8

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. 

Age 23

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

Welsh and English: patronymic from the personal name Davy (Welsh Dafydd, Dewi), a pet form of David .

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

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