George William Toyne

1897–1985 (Age 87)
Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George William

When George William Toyne was born on 11 August 1897, in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Ellis Toyne, was 26 and his mother, Rosemund Ellen Martin, was 25. He married Doris Lillian Foot on 16 April 1921, in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Great Grimsby St Mary and St James, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died in 1985, at the age of 88.

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George William Toyne
Doris Lillian Foot
Marriage: 16 April 1921

Spouse & Children

16 April 1921
Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas Ellis Toyne


  • Rosemund Ellen Martin




  • Leonard Ellis Toyne


  • Male1897–1985Male

  • Harriet Ruth Toyne


  • Male1906–1977Male

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

English (Lincolnshire): unexplained.

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

Sources (2)

  • George William Toyne in household of Tom Ellis Toyne, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • George W Toyne in household of Tom E Toyne, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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