Lydia Edmunds

1930–2012 (Age 81)
Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Edmunds was born in December 1930, in Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom, her father, Jestyn Edmunds, was 23 and her mother, Janet McKeown, was 22. She married Robert Aubrey Chappell in July 1955, in Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. She died in 2012, at the age of 82.

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Lydia Edmunds
Robert Aubrey Chappell
Marriage: July 1955

Spouse & Children

July 1955
Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 9

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.

Age 10

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 23

Queen Elizabeth II crowned at a coronation ceremony in Westminster Abbey in London.

Name Meaning

English (also common in South Wales): patronymic from the personal name Edmund ( see Edmond ).

Possible Related Names

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Lydia Edmunds - Published information: Birth record or certificate: birth-name: Lydia Edmunds

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