Marjorie Horner

18 June 1909–1996 (Age 86)
Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Marjorie

When Marjorie Horner was born on 18 June 1909, in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Horner, was 41 and her mother, Annie Cross, was 38. She married Thomas Stanley Pitt in 1929, in Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She died in 1996, in Claro, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 87.

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Thomas Stanley Pitt
Marjorie Horner
Marriage: 1929

Spouse and Children

Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings


    Annie Cross




    May Horner


    Percy Horner




    John C Horner


World Events (8)


Age 5

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1915 · Zeppelin Raid

Age 6

During WWI Zeppelin raids took place all over England. The first of the raids happened from June 6-7, 1915, in Hull, East Yorkshire, England. During the attack 24 people were killed 40 injured, and 40 houses destroyed.

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, German, and Dutch: from Horn 1 with the agent suffix -er; an occupational name for someone who made or sold small articles made of horn, a metonymic occupational name for someone who played a musical instrument made from the horn of an animal, or a topographic name for someone who lived at a ‘horn’ of land.2 habitational name from Horner in Diptford, Devon, which is named from Old English horn ‘horn of land’ + ora ‘hill spur’, ‘ridge’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Horn 4.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marjorie Pitt, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
  • Horner, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Marjorie Horner, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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