Winnifred Atkin

1909–1991 (Age 82)
Dove Holes, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Winnifred

When Winnifred Atkin was born in 1909, in Dove Holes, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Aaron Atkin, was 37 and her mother, Harriet Freebury, was 35. She lived in Buxton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died in 1991, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Aaron Atkin
Harriet Freebury
Arthur Atkin
Doris Atkin
Winnifred Atkin

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1872–1953Male

  • Harriet Freebury




  • Arthur Atkin


  • Doris Atkin


  • Female1909–1991Female

World Events (8)


Age 5

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 5

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 30

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Atkin, one of the many pet forms of Adam . Compare Scottish Aitken .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Winiford Atkin in household of Aarond Atkin, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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