Ian Woolhouse

Male18 January 1928–20 January 1999

Brief Life History of Ian

When Ian Woolhouse was born on 18 January 1928, in Hokitika, Westland, New Zealand, his father, James Murel Woolhouse, was 34 and his mother, Dorothy Eloise Howat, was 22. He died on 20 January 1999, at the age of 71.

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James Murel Woolhouse
Dorothy Eloise Howat
Dorothy June Woolhouse
Ian Woolhouse
James Phillip Woolhouse

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 11

    WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.

    1943 · Eleanor Roosevelt Visits During War

    Age 15

    Anna Eleanor Roosevelt visited New Zealand during the calmer years of World War II in the Pacific. It was the first time that a first lady of the United States had visited the country alone without their husband. 


    Age 19

    New Zealand gains full independence from Britain.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): topographic or occupational name from Middle English wol hous ‘wool house’, denoting a person who lived or worked at a building where wool was stored or processed.

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

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