Henry William Bedford

20 July 1916–6 February 1985 (Age 68)
Greenwich, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Henry William

When Henry William Bedford was born on 20 July 1916, in Greenwich, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry William Bedford, was 41 and his mother, Florence Hannah Harris, was 35. He died on 6 February 1985, in Bexley, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Henry William Bedford
1875–1969
Florence Hannah Harris
1880–1974
Florence Ivy Bedford
1901–1985
May Caroline Bedford
1910–
Henry William Bedford
1916–1985

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World Events (8)

1918
Age 2
WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High
Age 5
British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II
Age 23
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: habitational name from the county seat of Bedfordshire, or a smaller place of the same name in Lancashire. Both are named with the Old English personal name Bēda + Old English ford ‘ford’. The name is now very common in Yorkshire as well as Bedfordshire.

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

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