Frances Thorpe

Tonge, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Frances

When Frances Thorpe was born in 1885, in Tonge, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Thorpe, was 30 and her mother, Jane Chadwick, was 29. She lived in Middleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

James Thorpe
Jane Chadwick
John Thorpe
Richard Thorpe
Joseph Thorpe
Frances Thorpe

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World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 16

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Age 23

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 33

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in England named with Old Norse þorp ‘hamlet’, ‘village’ or the Old English cognate þrop.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Frances Thorpe in household of James Thorpe, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Frances Thorpe in household of James Thorpe, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Frances Thorpe, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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