Alexander Dancer

1890–December 1963 (Age 73)
St Helens, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Dancer was born in 1890, in St Helens, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Dancer, was 30 and his mother, Mary Shields, was 26. He married Cissie Nickson on 25 April 1918. He died in December 1963, in St Helens, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 73.

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Alexander Dancer
Cissie Nickson
Marriage: 25 April 1918

Spouse and Children

25 April 1918

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Dancer


    Mary Shields




World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 11

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Age 18

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a dancer or acrobat, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Old French dance ‘dance’ ( see Dance ).2 Translation of German Dänzer or Danser ( see Danzer ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Alexander Dancer in household of Robert Dancer, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Alexander Dancer in household of Robert Dancer, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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