Fairfax Wykeham-Martin

about 1886–9 May 1951 (Age 65)
Harrietsham, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Fairfax

When Fairfax Wykeham-Martin was born about 1886, in Harrietsham, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, Cornwallis Philip Wykeham Martin, was 31 and his mother, Anna Bertha Draffen, was 33. He married Glenrose Margaret Goodsell in 1917, in Medway, Kent, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Harrietsham, Kent, England in 1891. He died on 9 May 1951, in Hastings, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Fairfax Wykeham-Martin
1886–1951
Ann T Hutton
1900–
Marriage: 1929

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1929Greenwich, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (6)

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale
    Age 18
    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.
    1908
    Age 22
    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
    1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High
    Age 35
    British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

    Name Meaning

    Transferred use of the surname, recorded from the early 17th century. It was originally a nickname for someone with beautiful long hair (Old English fæger ‘lovely’ + feax ‘hair, tresses’). The surname is that of a prominent English family: the 3rd Baron Fairfax was the leader of the Roundhead army during the Civil War, and the 6th Baron Fairfax was a notable early colonist in Virginia.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Sources (7)

    • Fairfax Wykeham-Martin, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
    • Fairfax W Martin in household of Cornwallis P W Martin, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
    • Wykeham-Martin, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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