Florence Walmsley

1894–28 February 1954 (Age 60)
Butterwick, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Florence

When Florence Walmsley was born in 1894, in Butterwick, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Walmsley, was 23 and her mother, Emma Clark, was 22. She married Henry Marfleet Waltham on 27 November 1916, in Skirbeck, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. She died on 28 February 1954, in her hometown, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Henry Marfleet Waltham
Florence Walmsley
Marriage: 27 November 1916

Spouse and Children

27 November 1916
Skirbeck, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    William Walmsley


    Emma Clark




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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 10

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 14

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Walmersley in Greater Manchester, which according to Ekwall is named from Old English wald ‘forest’ + mere ‘lake’ or (ge)mǣre ‘boundary’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. However, it is perhaps more plausibly from the genitive case of an Old English personal name Walhmǣr, meaning ‘foreign-famous’, or Waldmǣr ‘rule-famous’ + Old English lēah.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Florence Walmsley, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • Florence Walmsley, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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