Anthony Brian Henry

17 March 1933–2010 (Age 76)
Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Anthony Brian

Anthony Brian Henry was born on 17 March 1933, in Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Arthur Frank Henry. He died in 2010, in Hayes, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Frank Henry
1906–1965
Anthony Brian Henry
1933–2010

Parents and Siblings

    Arthur Frank Henry

    Male1906–1965Male

siblings

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World Events (3)

1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 6

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.
1940

Age 7

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.
1945

Age 12

The UK becomes a permanent member of the UN Security Council.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements haim, heim ‘home’ + rīc ‘power’, ‘ruler’, introduced to England by the Normans in the form Henri. During the Middle Ages this name became enormously popular in England and was borne by eight kings. Continental forms of the personal name were equally popular throughout Europe (German Heinrich, French Henri, Italian Enrico and Arrigo, Czech Jindřich, etc.). As an American family name, the English form Henry has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this ancient name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .) In the period in which the majority of English surnames were formed, a common English vernacular form of the name was Harry, hence the surnames Harris (southern) and Harrison (northern). Official documents of the period normally used the Latinized form Henricus. In medieval times, English Henry absorbed an originally distinct Old English personal name that had hagan ‘hawthorn’. Compare Hain 2 as its first element, and there has also been confusion with Amery.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hInnéirghe ‘descendant of Innéirghe’, a byname based on éirghe ‘arising’.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Éinrí or Mac Einri, patronymics from the personal names Éinrí, Einri, Irish forms of Henry. It is also found as a variant of McEnery .

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

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