Edmund Bramwell Knighton Waterworth

5 December 1903–14 October 1987 (Age 83)
Hampstead, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edmund Bramwell Knighton

When Edmund Bramwell Knighton Waterworth was born on 5 December 1903, in Hampstead, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Reginald Albert Ebenezer Waterworth, was 28 and his mother, Mary Ethel Maud Ede, was 26. He died on 14 October 1987, in Brent, London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Reginald Albert Ebenezer Waterworth
Mary Ethel Maud Ede
Isabel Maud M Waterworth
Thomas Reginald A Waterworth
Samuel Joseph Waterworth
Julian John Bright Waterworth
Edmund Bramwell Knighton Waterworth
May Eliza M Waterworth
Arthur Harcourt Samuel Waterworth

Parents and Siblings

    Reginald Albert Ebenezer Waterworth


    Mary Ethel Maud Ede




+2 More Children

World Events (3)


Age 5

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 11

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

Age 12

On May 31, 1915 a German zeppelin went over London in dark of night. It released a bomb over the city killing 28 people and wounding 60. 

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): occupational name for a water bailiff, earlier Waterward, from Middle English water + ward ‘guard’. All the early examples occur on the banks of Martin Mere, a large freshwater lake (now drained) in western Lancashire.

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

Sources (3)

  • 1911 England Census
  • England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
  • England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007

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