John Pass

9 September 1910–23 May 1971 (Age 60)
Glossop, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Pass was born on 9 September 1910, in Glossop, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Pass, was 27 and his mother, Bessie Kaye Wright, was 26. He married Mary Crossley in 1936, in Middleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Bexley, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1939. He died on 23 May 1971, in Newbury, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

John Pass
Mary Crossley
Marriage: 1936

Spouse and Children


    Mary Crossley


Middleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings



World Events (7)


Age 4

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 4

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.
1928 · Women Granted Right to Vote

Age 18

Women in England over the age of 21 were granted the right to vote on May 7, 1928.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a pet form of the medieval personal name Pascal, which was brought to England from France.2 German: topographic name from Pass ‘pass’, ‘passage’ (from Middle Low German pas ‘pace’, ‘passage way’, ‘water gauge’).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name or nickname from Yiddish and Polish pas ‘belt’, ‘girdle’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Pass in household of Thomas Pass, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • John Pass, "England and Wales National Register, 1939"
  • John Pass, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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