Sir Frederick Alfred Pile

Brief Life History of Frederick Alfred

When Sir Frederick Alfred Pile was born on 15 September 1884, in Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland, his father, Sir Thomas Devereux Pile of Rathgar 1st BT, was 28 and his mother, Caroline Maude Nicholson, was 23. He married Vera Millicent Lloyd in 1915, in Willesden, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in England, United Kingdom in 1911 and Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1939. He died on 14 November 1976, in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England, at the age of 92.

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Sir Frederick Alfred Pile
Vera Millicent Lloyd
Marriage: 1915
Frederick Devereux Pile
John Devereux Pile

Sources (10)

  • Ferderick Alfred Pile, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Pile, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Frederick Alfred Pile, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (7)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

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.


London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.

Name Meaning

English (Devon and London): variant of Pyle .

French: from Old French pile ‘mortar, trough’ (from Latin pila), denoting a trough used for crushing or pounding various materials, such as lime, and in some cases the surname may have arisen as a metonymic occupational name for someone engaged in such work.

French: topographic name from Old French pile ‘pillar, column’ (from Latin pila), or a habitational name from any of the minor places in northern France named with this word.

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

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