1921–2007 (Age 86) Gosforth, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
The Life of Lorna
Lorna White was born in 1921, in Gosforth, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom. She married Matthew A Bonner in 1943, in Gateshead, Durham, England, United Kingdom. She died in 2007, at the age of 86.
MARRIAGE 1943 Gateshead, Durham, England, United Kingdom
World Events (3)
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High
British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.
First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.
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.
1 English, Scottish, and Irish: from Middle English whit ‘white’, hence a nickname for someone with white hair or an unnaturally pale complexion. In some cases it represents a Middle English personal name, from an Old English byname, Hwīt(a), of this origin. As a Scottish and Irish surname it has been widely used as a translation of the many Gaelic names based on bán ‘white’ ( see Bain 1) or fionn ‘fair’ ( see Finn 1). There has also been some confusion with Wight .2 Translated form of cognate and equivalent names in other languages, such as German Weiss , French Blanc , Polish Białas ( see Bialas ), etc.