Edwin Reid

1 September 1928–13 November 2009 (Age 81)

The Life of Edwin

Edwin Reid was born on 1 September 1928, in Jamaica. He married Linnet Beatrice Phillips on 16 June 1956, in Jamaica. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 13 November 2009, in New Cross, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 81.

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Edwin Reid
Linnet Beatrice Phillips
Marriage: 16 June 1956
Dorothy Marcia Reid

Spouse and Children

16 June 1956


World Events (8)


Age 12

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.

Age 16

Universal adult suffrage introduced. new constitution providing for a popularly-elected House of Representatives promulgated.

Age 25

Queen Elizabeth II crowned at a coronation ceremony in Westminster Abbey in London.

Name Meaning

Scottish:1. nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Older Scots reid ‘red’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, from Old English rȳd ‘woodland clearing’. Compare English Read .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Corletta Gauntlett in entry for Vendoline Reid, "Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999"
  • Corletta Gauntlett in entry for Edwin Reid, "Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Edwin Reid - birth-name: Edwin Reid

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