Mabel Crossley Murray


Brief Life History of Mabel Crossley

When Mabel Crossley Murray was born in 1889, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James David Murray, was 45 and her mother, Alice Platt, was 39. She lived in Wigan All Saints, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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James David Murray
Alice Platt
Alice Ethel Murray
Archie Douglas Murray
Lindsay Murray
Mabel Crossley Murray

Sources (2)

  • Mabel Crossley Murray in household of James D Murray, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Mabel Crossley Murray in household of James Daniel Murray, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 12

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 19

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 32

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Moray in northeastern Scotland, which derives from Celtic mori- ‘sea’ + treb- ‘settlement’. The founder of the Scottish house of Murray was a Fleming named Freskin who was granted Strathbrock in West Lothian and Duffus in Moray by David I. The family took its name from the region in the late 12th century.

Irish and Scottish: shortened form of McMurray .

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muireadhaigh ‘descendant of Muireadhach’ a personal name meaning ‘mariner’. Occasionally it may be a shortened form of McMurray .

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

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