Mrs Ethel Brocklehurst

1913–1996 (Age 83)
Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ethel

When Mrs Ethel Brocklehurst was born in 1913, in Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Brocklehurst, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Taylor, was 32. She died in 1996, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Brocklehurst
1880–1950
Sarah Elizabeth Taylor
1881–1950
Mr Richard (Dick) Brocklehurst
1901–
Mr Stanley Brocklehurst
1903–1903
Thomas William Brocklehurst
1904–
Harry Brocklehurst
1905–1994
Mr Jack Brocklehurst
1910–1997
John Brocklehurst
1911–
Mrs Ethel Brocklehurst
1913–1996
Sarah Elizabeth 'Lizzy' Brocklehurst
1915–2001
Mr Frank Brocklehurst
1917–1999

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Mr Richard (Dick) Brocklehurst

    Male1901–Male

    Mr Stanley Brocklehurst

    Male1903–1903Male

    Thomas William Brocklehurst

    Male1904–Male

    Harry Brocklehurst

    Male1905–1994Male

    Male1910–1997Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1914

Age 1

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

Age 1

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.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 26

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Accrington named Brocklehurst, from Old English brocc-hol ‘badger's sett’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill’.

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

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