Alfred James Mortimer

Brief Life History of Alfred James

When Alfred James Mortimer was born on 26 October 1905, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Charles Mortimer, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Emma Bailey, was 32. He married Gladys Gibbins on 7 July 1928, in Aston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in October 1991, at the age of 86.

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Alfred James Mortimer
Gladys Gibbins
Marriage: 7 July 1928
Doreen Mortimer

Sources (14)

  • Alfred James Mortimer, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Alfred James Mortimer, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Alfred J Mortimer, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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1928 · Women Granted Right to Vote

Women in England over the age of 21 were granted the right to vote on May 7, 1928.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Mortemer in Seine-Maritime, France, so called from Old French mort(e) ‘dead’ + mer ‘sea’, probably referring to a stagnant pond or drained swamp.

Irish (of Norman origin): the Norman surname in sense 1 above was taken to Ireland from England in the medieval period, where it has also been adopted by bearers of the Gaelic surnames Mac Muircheartaigh and ÓMuircheartaigh, commonly Anglicized as McMurty and Mortagh. Compare McMurdo .

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

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