George William Burrell

5 May 1893–November 1971 (Age 78)
Mousehole, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George William

George William Burrell was born on 5 May 1893, in Mousehole, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom as the son of ? and ?. He married Vera Francis Adelaide Blofield in September 1939, in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. He died in November 1971, in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78.

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George William Burrell
Vera Francis Adelaide Blofield
Marriage: September 1939

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September 1939
Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (7)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 11

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 15

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 21

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: probably a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or sold coarse woolen cloth, Middle English burel or borel (from Old French burel, a diminutive of b(o)ure); the same word was used adjectively in the sense ‘reddish brown’ and may have been applied as a nickname referring to dress or complexion. Compare Borel .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: George William Burrell - birth-name: George William Burrell

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