Mary Agnes Tompkinson

1912–2002 (Age 89)
Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Agnes

When Mary Agnes Tompkinson was born on 28 December 1912, in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Edmund Smith Topliss, was 38 and her mother, Mary Ann Tompkinson, was 22. She married Harry Lazenby on 21 April 1935, in Crosby, Lincolnshire, England. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in 2002, in her hometown, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Mary Agnes Tompkinson
Harry Lazenby
Marriage: 21 April 1935
Sharon Lazenby

Spouse & Children

21 April 1935
Crosby, Lincolnshire, England


Parents & Siblings

  • Edmund Smith Topliss


  • Female1890–1968Female



World Events (8)


Age 2

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 2

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 27

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Thomas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Mary Agnes Tomkinson, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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