William Alfred George Cox

18 May 1929–22 February 2015 (Age 85)
Islington, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William Alfred George

When William Alfred George Cox was born on 18 May 1929, in Islington, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Cox, was 25 and his mother, Lucy Ellen Boot, was 24. He died on 22 February 2015, at the age of 85.

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William Alfred George Cox
Ruth Erika Neumann

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World Events (8)


Age 11

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.
1940 · The Blitz Begins

Age 11

During WWII a blitz took place in London. It was a German campaign against Britain,  the Germans would do night time bomb raids on the British cities.

Age 24

Queen Elizabeth II crowned at a coronation ceremony in Westminster Abbey in London.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Cocke in any the senses described + the suffix -s denoting ‘son of’ or ‘servant of’.2 Irish (Ulster): mistranslation of Mac Con Coille (‘son of Cú Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’), as if formed with coileach ‘cock’, ‘rooster’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cox, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • William A G Cox, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • William A G Cox, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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