Gladys Spetch

Female31 January 1890–June 1973

Brief Life History of Gladys

When Gladys Spetch was born on 31 January 1890, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Benjamin Spetch, was 33 and her mother, Fanny Powell, was 29. She married Sidney Robertshaw on 16 April 1930, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Bradford St James, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1939. She died in June 1973, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 83.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Gladys? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Sidney Robertshaw
Gladys Spetch
Marriage: 16 April 1930

Sources (4)

  • Gladys Spetch in household of Benjamin Spetch, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Gladys Robertshaw in household of Sydney Robertshaw, "England and Wales National Register, 1939"
  • Gladys Spetch in household of Fanny Spetch, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 April 1930Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 14

    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 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

    (2010: NA)


    nickname from Middle English spek(e), spec ‘woodpecker’ (Old French espech(e), espek).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.