Edith Leah Nora Ansell

1915–2010 (Age 96)

The Life of Edith Leah Nora

When Edith Leah Nora Ansell was born in 1915, in Estonia, her father, Leonard Joseph Ansell, was 26 and her mother, Edith Annie Harris, was 29. She married William Overthrow in 1936, in Shardlow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. She died on 13 December 2010, in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 95.

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Edith Leah Nora Ansell
William Overthrow
Marriage: 1936

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Shardlow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)


Age 3

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 6

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

Age 25

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

1 English and German: from a vernacular form of the personal name Anselmus ( see Anselm ).2 Swedish: compound name composed of an unexplained first element (perhaps part of a place name) + the common surname ending -ell, which is from the Latin adjectival ending -elius.

Possible Related Names

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

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