George Prior

23 November 1894–May 1960 (Age 65)
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George

When George Prior was born on 23 November 1894, in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Prior, was 34 and his mother, Jane Hill, was 30. He had at least 2 sons with Henriette Amelia Nez. He registered for military service in 1915. In 1941, at the age of 47, his occupation is listed as inspector at aircraft factory (this was charlton bodies, making plane parts for the war). in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. He died in May 1960, in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 65.

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George Prior
Henriette Amelia Nez
George Pierre Prior
John Prior

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale
Age 10
The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
Age 14
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
Age 20
Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English (southern), Scottish, Dutch, and German: ultimately from Latin prior ‘superior’, used to denote a prior, a monastic official immediately subordinate to an abbot, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble a prior.Irish: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Mac an Phríora ‘son of the prior’ (this is the usual origin in counties Cavan and Leitrim). Some examples may be Anglo-Norman, the same name as in 1 above.Portuguese, Spanish, and Catalan: from prior, probably denoting someone in the service of a prior or a nickname for someone who behaved in a pompous way.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Prior in household of George Prior, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • George Prior in household of George Prior, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • George Prior, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

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