Walter Tickner

17 February 1899–1969 (Age 69)
Redhill, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Walter

Walter Tickner was born on 17 February 1899, in Redhill, Surrey, England, United Kingdom as the son of Ann Coomber. He married Louisa Bish on 3 June 1922, in Reigate St Mary Magdalene, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1969, in Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Walter Tickner
Louisa Bish
Marriage: 3 June 1922

Spouse and Children


    Louisa Bish


3 June 1922
Reigate St Mary Magdalene, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Ann Coomber




    William Tickner


    George Tickner


    Ann Tickner


    Emily Alice Tickner



World Events (7)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 5

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 9

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 19

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

Southern English: perhaps a variant of Tichner, a topographic name for someone who lived at a crossroads or a fork in the road, Old English twicen(e) (a derivative of twā ‘two’). This occurs as a place name, particularly in Devon in the form Twitchen, and in one case as Tuchenor.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Walter Tickner, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Walter Tickner, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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