Charles Ollerenshaw

Male8 March 1914–1999

Brief Life History of Charles

When Charles Ollerenshaw was born on 8 March 1914, in United Kingdom, his father, Charles William Ollerenshaw, was 26 and his mother, Ada Allen, was 27. He married Kathleen Ditchett on 14 August 1937, in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1999, in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 85.

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Charles Ollerenshaw
Kathleen Ditchett
Marriage: 14 August 1937

Sources (2)

  • Charles W Ollerenshaw, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Ollerenshaw, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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  • Marriage
    14 August 1937Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

    1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

    Age 7

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

    1939 · Britain Enters World War II

    Age 25

    Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

    Name Meaning

    English: locative name from Ollerenshaw Hall in Chapel en le Frith (Derbys), which is recorded as Alreuessawe in 1251 and Olrynshagh in 1285. The place-name derives from Old English * alren ‘growing with alders’ (from alor ‘alder’ with the adjectival suffix -en) + sceaga ‘small wood, copse’.

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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