hector hopwood


England, United Kingdom

The Life of hector

hector hopwood was born in England, United Kingdom as the son of Mr Zebion Hopwood. He died in his hometown.

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Family Time Line

Mr Zebion Hopwood
1893–1975
hector hopwood

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1939 · Britain Enters World War II

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.
1940

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.
1945

The UK becomes a permanent member of the UN Security Council.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire, so named from Old English hop ‘valley among hills’ + wudu ‘wood’. There is a Hopwood in Worcestershire, identical in meaning, which may also have given rise to the surname in some instances.

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

Sources (1)

  • Hector Louis Hopwood, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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