Marie Thorp

1928–1984 (Age 55)
Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Marie

When Marie Thorp was born on 2 June 1928, in Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Walter Thorp, was 21 and her mother, Gladys Arnott, was 20. She died in 1984, in her hometown, at the age of 56.

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Walter Thorp
Gladys Arnott
Marie Thorp

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World Events (7)

1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 11

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.

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 17

The UK becomes a permanent member of the UN Security Council.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Thorpe .2 Scandinavian: variant of Torp .

Possible Related Names

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

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