John Leonard Field

July 1888–1964 (Age 75)
Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John Leonard

When John Leonard Field was born in July 1888, in Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Thomas Field, was 28 and his mother, Alice Smith, was 20. He married Rosalind Clara Ranger in 1912, in Lewes, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1964, in Battersea, London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 76.

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John Leonard Field
Rosalind Clara Ranger
Marriage: 1912

Spouse and Children

Lewes, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    John Thomas Field


    Alice Smith




World Events (8)

1894 · Tower Bridge Completed

Age 6

Tower Bridge was completed in 1894. It is built across the Thames and is a suspension bridge. It has gothic towers on either side of it and is sometimes confused with the London Bridge. It is also the oldest bridge in London.
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 16

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 20

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived on land which had been cleared of forest, but not brought into cultivation, from Old English feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’, as opposed on the one hand to æcer ‘cultivated soil’, ‘enclosed land’ ( see Acker ) and on the other to weald ‘wooded land’, ‘forest’ ( see Wald ).2 Possibly also Scottish or Irish: reduced form of McField ( see Mcphail ).3 Jewish (American): Americanized and shortened form of any of the many Jewish surnames containing Feld.

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

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