Grace Thistlethwaite

1907–1946 (Age 38)
Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Grace

When Grace Thistlethwaite was born on 1 May 1907, in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Lawrence Thistlethwaite, was 32 and her mother, Ann Hill, was 33. She married Fred Martin in September 1935, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. She died on 2 January 1946, in Garstang, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 38.

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Grace Thistlethwaite
Fred Martin
Marriage: September 1935

Spouse & Children

September 1935
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (7)


Age 1

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1908 · 7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers

Age 1

The 7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers was active from 1908-1967. They were another volunteer unit for Britian's Territorial Army. During WWI they fought on the Western Front and during WWII they arrived in Liverpool just in time for the Liverpool Blitz.

Age 11

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place in the parish of Lancaster called Thistlethwaite, from Middle English thistle + thwaite ‘meadow’ ( see Thwaites ), i.e. a meadow overgrown with thistles.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Grace Thistlethwaite in household of Laurence Thistlethwaite, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Grace Martin, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
  • Grace Thistlethwaite, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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