Edith Ann Addey

18 October 1908–3 February 1986 (Age 77)
Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edith Ann

When Edith Ann Addey was born on 18 October 1908, in Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas William Addey, was 21 and her mother, Ellen Newis Robinson, was 24. She married John E. Robson in September 1933, in Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She died on 3 February 1986, in her hometown, at the age of 77.

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John E. Robson
Edith Ann Addey
Marriage: September 1933

Spouse and Children

    John E. Robson



September 1933
Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)


Age 6

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1915 · Zeppelin Raid

Age 7

During WWI Zeppelin raids took place all over England. The first of the raids happened from June 6-7, 1915, in Hull, East Yorkshire, England. During the attack 24 people were killed 40 injured, and 40 houses destroyed.

Age 32

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.

Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Naples and Sicily): from a short form of the personal name Donadeo, meaning ‘dedicated to God’, or perhaps a nickname for someone who habitually used this as a valedictory expression.

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

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