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
1875–
Mary Ethel Maud Ede
1877–
Isabel Maud M Waterworth
1896–
Thomas Reginald A Waterworth
1897–1969
Samuel Joseph Waterworth
1900–1902
Julian John Bright Waterworth
1902–1947
Edmund Bramwell Knighton Waterworth
1903–1987
May Eliza M Waterworth
1906–
Arthur Harcourt Samuel Waterworth
1909–1940

Parents and Siblings

    Reginald Albert Ebenezer Waterworth

    Male1875–Male

    Mary Ethel Maud Ede

    Female1877–Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1908

Age 5

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

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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