Elsie E Allen

27 July 1911–November 1995 (Age 84)
St Mary Bourne, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elsie E

When Elsie E Allen was born on 27 July 1911, in St Mary Bourne, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Allen, was 38 and her mother, Ann Elizabeth Smith, was 30. She died in November 1995, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Edward Allen
Ann Elizabeth Smith
Winifred Frances Allen
Percy Allen
Norah Allen
Edith Ann Allen
Edward Eric Allen
Frank Aubrey Allen
Lucy May Allen
Elsie E Allen

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Allen


    Ann Elizabeth Smith




    Winifred Frances Allen


    Percy Allen


    Norah Allen


    Edith Ann Allen


    Edward Eric Allen


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World Events (3)


Age 3

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

Age 3

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.

Age 7

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

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from a Celtic personal name of great antiquity and obscurity. In England the personal name is now usually spelled Alan, the surname Allen; in Scotland the surname is more often Allan. Various suggestions have been put forward regarding its origin; the most plausible is that it originally meant ‘little rock’. Compare Gaelic ailín, diminutive of ail ‘rock’. The present-day frequency of the surname Allen in England and Ireland is partly accounted for by the popularity of the personal name among Breton followers of William the Conqueror, by whom it was imported first to Britain and then to Ireland. St. Alan(us) was a 5th-century bishop of Quimper, who was a cult figure in medieval Brittany. Another St. Al(l)an was a Cornish or Breton saint of the 6th century, to whom a church in Cornwall is dedicated.

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

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