Arthur George Whaley

12 February 1915–August 1985 (Age 70)
Sutton Valence, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Arthur George

When Arthur George Whaley was born on 12 February 1915, in Sutton Valence, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, Alfred James Whaley, was 35 and his mother, Grace Emily Gibbons, was 34. He died in August 1985, in Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 70.

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Alfred James Whaley
Grace Emily Gibbons
Edith Hilda Whaley
Eva Grace Whaley
Arthur George Whaley

Parents and Siblings

    Alfred James Whaley


    Grace Emily Gibbons




    Edith Hilda Whaley


    Eva Grace Whaley



World Events (3)


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.

Age 9

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Whaley in Derbyshire, Whalley in Lancashire, or Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire (formerly in Cheshire). The first is probably named with Old English wælla ‘spring’, ‘stream’ + lēah ‘(woodland) clearing’. The second has as the first element Old English hwæl ‘round hill’, and the last has Old English weg ‘path’, ‘road’ as the first element, the second element in both cases also being lēah.

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

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