William Thistlethwaite

1896–1976 (Age 80)
Inskip, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Thistlethwaite was born in 1896, in Inskip, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Ann Hill. He married Elizabeth Crook on 19 October 1932, in Garstang, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 19 November 1976, at the age of 80.

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William Thistlethwaite
Elizabeth Crook
Marriage: 19 October 1932
Lawrence Thistlethwaite
William Thistlethwaite

Spouse & Children

19 October 1932
Garstang, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


Parents & Siblings

  • Ann Hill




World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 5

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Age 12

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place in the parish of Lancaster called Thistlethwaite, from Middle English thistle + thwaite ‘meadow’ ( see Thwaites ), i.e. a meadow overgrown with thistles.

Possible Related Names

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

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