Stanley Thorp

1914–1981 (Age 66)
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England

The Life of Stanley

When Stanley Thorp was born on 12 October 1914, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, his father, Wallace Thorp(e), was 25 and his mother, Edith Ellen Payne, was 16. He married Olive Mabel Whitehouse on 20 September 1942, in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in February 1981, in Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Stanley Thorp
Olive Mabel Whitehouse
Marriage: 20 September 1942
Miss Theresa Penelope Thorp

Spouse & Children

  • Male1914–1981Male

  • Olive Mabel Whitehouse


20 September 1942
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand


Parents & Siblings

  • Wallace Thorp(e)


  • Female1898–1977Female



World Events (8)


Age 4

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 7

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 25

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

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Stanley Edgar Thorp, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
  • Thorp, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Stanley E Thorp, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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