Violet Elizabeth Harty

15 February 1919–23 June 1969 (Age 50)
Penge, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Violet Elizabeth

When Violet Elizabeth Harty was born on 15 February 1919, in Penge, London, England, United Kingdom, her father, Albert Edward Harty, was 36 and her mother, Louisa Maria Houchen, was 33. She married Leslie L Clitherow on 21 September 1943, in Bletchingley, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. She died on 23 June 1969, in Winchester, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Leslie L Clitherow
Violet Elizabeth Harty
Marriage: 21 September 1943

Spouse and Children

21 September 1943
Bletchingley, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings



    Doris E Harty



    Robert H A Harty


    Beryl F A Harty



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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 2

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 16

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (chiefly Counties Tipperary and Cork): shortened form of O’Harty, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAthartaigh, Ó hÁrtaigh ‘descendant of Athartach or Artach’, variants of the personal name Faghartach, which is probably a derivative of foghartach ‘noisy’.2 Perhaps also English, a habitational name from the Isle of Harty in Kent, named in Old English as ‘stag island’, from heorot ‘hart’, ‘stag’ + ēg ‘island’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Betty in entry for Roger Durley Foskett, "Massachusetts, United States Naturalization Records, 1871-1991"
  • Harty, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Harty in entry for Juliet B Clitherow, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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