Eric Frank Lapworth

13 January 1907–16 September 1986 (Age 79)
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Eric Frank

When Eric Frank Lapworth was born on 13 January 1907, in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Frank Henry Lapworth, was 37 and his mother, Mary Anne Attwater, was 36. He married Jean in 1939. He died on 16 September 1986, in Newbury, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 79.

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Eric Frank Lapworth
Marriage: 1939

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World Events (8)


Age 1

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1915 · Zeppelins Over London

Age 8

On May 31, 1915 a German zeppelin went over London in dark of night. It released a bomb over the city killing 28 people and wounding 60. 

Age 33

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Papworth in Cambridgeshire, named with the Old English personal name Papa + worþ ‘enclosure’. In England, the name still occurs chiefly in Cambridgeshire and adjoining counties.

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

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