Eric Herbert Long

Male25 August 1918–January 1985

Brief Life History of Eric Herbert

Eric Herbert Long was born on 25 August 1918, in Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Herbert Long. He married Elsie Violet Woodman in April 1941, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in January 1985, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Eric Herbert Long
Elsie Violet Woodman
Marriage: April 1941
Patricia Ann Long
David Eric Long

Sources (3)

  • Long, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Eric Herbert Long, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
  • Eric H Long, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    April 1941Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

    Age 3

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


    Age 6

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

    1939 · Britain Enters World War II

    Age 21

    Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

    Name Meaning

    English and French: nickname for a tall person, from Old English lang, long, Old French long ‘long, tall’ (equivalent to Latin longus). Compare Dulong and Lelong .

    Irish (Ulster and Munster): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Longáin (see Langan ).

    German: variant of Lang ‘long’ and, in North America, also an altered form (translation into English) of this.

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

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