Bessie Isobel Brock

1899–1989 (Age 90)
Exeter, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Bessie Isobel

When Bessie Isobel Brock was born in 1899, in Exeter, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard William Brock, was 36 and her mother, Mary Ann Isabella Gliddon, was 37. She lived in Exeter St Thomas, Exeter, Devon, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died in 1989, at the age of 90.

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Fredrick A Dolton
1903–
Bessie Isobel Brock
1899–1989

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World Events (8)

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.
1908

Age 9

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1924

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and North German: variant of Brook .2 English, Scottish, and Scandinavian: nickname for a person supposedly resembling a badger, Middle English broc(k) (Old English brocc) and Danish brok (a word of Celtic origin; compare Welsh broch, Cornish brogh, Irish broc). In the Middle Ages badgers were regarded as unpleasant creatures.3 English: nickname from Old French broque, brock ‘young stag’.

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

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  • Bessie Brock in household of Richard Brock, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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