Gladys Mary Crane

1 January 1904–1976 (Age 72)
Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Gladys Mary

When Gladys Mary Crane was born on 1 January 1904, in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Arthur Crane, was 26 and her mother, Ellen Concannon, was 22. She married John Gibson in 1928, in Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died in 1976, in Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 72.

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John Gibson
Gladys Mary Crane
Marriage: 1928
Micheal J Gibson
Barnard Gibson

Spouse and Children

Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings





    Kathleen Margaret Crane


    Winifred Ellen Crane


    Rose Annie Crane


World Events (8)


Age 4

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1908 · 7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers

Age 4

The 7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers was active from 1908-1967. They were another volunteer unit for Britian's Territorial Army. During WWI they fought on the Western Front and during WWII they arrived in Liverpool just in time for the Liverpool Blitz.

Age 20

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname, most likely for a tall, thin man with long legs, from Middle English cran ‘crane’ (the bird), Old English cran, cron. The term included the heron until the introduction of a separate word for the latter in the 14th century.2 Dutch: variant spelling of Krane .3 English translation of German Krahn or Kranich .

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

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Sources (3)

  • MARY in household of Arthur Crane, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Gladys Mary Gibson, "England and Wales, Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Gladys Mary Crane - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Gladys Mary Crane

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