William Lowther

19 July 1911–1985 (Age 73)
Wombwell, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Lowther was born on 19 July 1911, in Wombwell, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Tate Lowther, was 23 and his mother, Caroline Wilson, was 22. He married Lily Bailey in 1932, in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1985, in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74.

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William Lowther
Lily Bailey
Marriage: 1932

Spouse and Children

Barnsley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    William Tate Lowther







    Hetty Lowther


    Brian Tate Lowther


World Events (8)


Age 3

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

Age 4

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 29

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

English: habitational name from a place in Cumbria, so called from the river on which it stands. The place name is of obscure etymology, perhaps of ancient Welsh origin ( compare Lauder ), or from Old Norse lauðr ‘froth’, ‘foam’ + á ‘river’.

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

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