Blanche Eleanor Bailey

5 November 1899–May 1986 (Age 86)
Camberwell, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Blanche Eleanor

Blanche Eleanor Bailey was born on 5 November 1899, in Camberwell, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. She married Frederick William Croker on 2 April 1916, in Mile End, Essex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died in May 1986, in her hometown, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Frederick William Croker
1892–1945
Blanche Eleanor Bailey
1899–1986
Marriage: 2 April 1916
Jack Price Croker
1920–1941
Denis Frederick Edwin Croker
1925–2001

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 April 1916
Mile End, Essex, England, United Kingdom
children

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 5

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.
1908

Age 9

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1924

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

English:1. status name for a steward or official, Middle English bail(l)i (Old French baillis, from Late Latin baiulivus, an adjectival derivative of baiulus ‘attendant’, ‘carrier’ ‘porter’). 2. topographic name for someone who lived by the outer wall of a castle, Middle English bail(l)y, baile ‘outer courtyard of a castle’, from Old French bail(le) ‘enclosure’, a derivative of bailer ‘to enclose’, a word of unknown origin. This term became a place name in its own right, denoting a district beside a fortification or wall, as in the case of the Old Bailey in London, which formed part of the early medieval outer wall of the city. 3. habitational name from Bailey in Lancashire, named with Old English beg ‘berry’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. 4. Anglicized form of French Bailly .

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

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