roy ramsey

–14 March 2011
New Castle, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom

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roy ramsey was born in New Castle, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom. He died on 14 March 2011, in his hometown.

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World Events (3)

1900 · Strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry

The strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry was the longest in Wales history, lasting from November 22, 1900 to 1903. When workers in the quarry were informed that union dues were no longer being collected, they started protesting.
1908

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Huntingdonshire (now part of Cambridgeshire), so called from Old English hramsa ‘wild garlic’ + ēg ‘island’, ‘low-lying land’. There are other places in England called Ramsey, but the one in Huntingdonshire is almost certainly the source of the surname. The usual spelling of the surname in Scotland is Ramsay .

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

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