Ernest Frederick Last

14 January 1897–December 1979 (Age 82)
Leytonstone, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ernest Frederick

When Ernest Frederick Last was born on 14 January 1897, in Leytonstone, Essex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Frederick Last, was 32 and his mother, Florence Amelia King, was 27. He married Winifred Marion Barham in June 1922, in West Ham, Essex, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Cann Hall, Essex, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died in December 1979, in Ilford, Essex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 82.

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Ernest Frederick Last
Winifred Marion Barham
Marriage: June 1922
Donald Ernest Last
Victor G Last
Kenneth Douglas Last

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale
Age 7
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 11
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High
Age 24
British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

Name Meaning

1 English (East Anglia): metonymic occupational name for a cobbler, or perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a maker of cobblers’ lasts ( see Laster ).2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a porter, from Middle High German last; German Last or Yiddish last ‘burden’, ‘load’.3 Dutch: metonymic occupational name as in 2, from Middle Dutch last ‘load’, ‘burden’; or a nickname for an awkward character, from Dutch last ‘trouble’, ‘nuisance’.

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

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Sources (4)

  • Ernest Frederick Last, "United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920"
  • Ernest F Last in household of Frederick Last, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Ernest Frederick Last in household of Frederick Last, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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