Albert Edward Rock

1915–1994 (Age 78)
Salford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Albert Edward

When Albert Edward Rock was born on 7 April 1915, in Salford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Rock, was 23 and his mother, Mary Agnes Ashcroft, was 17. He died on 12 January 1994, in West End, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Edward Rock
1892–1943
Mary Agnes Ashcroft
1898–1950
Albert Edward Rock
1915–1994
Joan Rock
1916–1992

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1918

Age 3

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 6

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.
1940

Age 25

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

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a notable crag or outcrop, from Middle English rokke ‘rock’ ( see Roach ), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Rock in Northumberland.2 English: variant of Roke ( see Rokes 1).3 English: metonymic occupational name for a spinner or a maker of distaffs, from Middle English rok ‘distaff’ (from Old Norse rokkr or Middle Dutch rocke or an unattested Old English cognate).

Possible Related Names

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

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