Derek Clifford Lamb

1 July 1926–12 March 1999 (Age 72)
Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Derek Clifford

When Derek Clifford Lamb was born on 1 July 1926, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Albert Lamb, was 25 and his mother, Dorothy Hough, was 24. He died on 12 March 1999, in Northallerton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 72.

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Derek Clifford Lamb
Margaret Browne

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World Events (8)

1939 · Operation Pied Piper Began
Age 13
On September 1, 1939, Operation Pied Piper started in Manchester. In an attempt to keep children safe from air raids during WWII, millions of children were removed from their homes and placed with otehr people in the countryside for their safety.
Age 14
Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.
Age 22
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English lamb, a nickname for a meek and inoffensive person, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of lambs. See also Lamm .2 English: from a short form of the personal name Lambert .3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ( see Lane 3). MacLysaght comments: ‘The form Lamb(e), which results from a more than usually absurd pseudotranslation (uan ‘lamb’), is now much more numerous than O’Loan itself.’

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

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Sources (2)

  • Derek C Lamb, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Derek Clifford Lamb, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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