James Malcolm Ellwood

23 October 1910–December 1985 (Age 75)
South Shields, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James Malcolm

When James Malcolm Ellwood was born on 23 October 1910, in South Shields, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas William Ellwood, was 23 and his mother, Rose Ann Coyne, was 21. He married Gladys Wemyss in 1939, in South Shields, Durham, England, United Kingdom. He died in December 1985, in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

James Malcolm Ellwood
Gladys Wemyss
Marriage: 1939

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1939South Shields, Durham, England, United Kingdom
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
    1914 · Britain Enters the Great War
    Age 4
    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 29
    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: variant of Elwood .

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

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    Sources (8)

    • James M Ellwood, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
    • James Ellwood, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
    • James Malcolm Ellwood, "United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941"

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