Maria Clara Shipton

5 March 1891–June 1969 (Age 78)
Stapenhill, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Maria Clara

When Maria Clara Shipton was born on 5 March 1891, in Stapenhill, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Shipton, was 32 and her mother, Mary Stephens, was 32. She married William Thomas Fawdry in May 1923, in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. She died in June 1969, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

William Thomas Fawdry
Maria Clara Shipton
Marriage: May 1923

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    May 1923West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale
    Age 13
    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.
    Age 17
    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
    Age 23
    Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Dorset, Glloucestershire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, and Shropshire, so called from Old English scēap, scīp ‘sheep’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

    Sources (2)

    • Maria Clara Shipton in household of Edward Lewis Jacobs, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
    • Maria C Shipton in household of Mary Shipton, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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