Edith Alice Wright

Brief Life History of Edith Alice

When Edith Alice Wright was born on 28 July 1894, in Thingoe, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Harry William Wright, was 29 and her mother, Adelaide Bailey, was 26. She married Fred Crack on 28 March 1916, in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Barrow, Suffolk, England in 1901. She died on 19 April 1955, in Bromley, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 60.

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Fred Crack
Edith Alice Wright
Marriage: 28 March 1916

Sources (4)

  • Edith A Wright in household of Harry W Wright, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Edith Alice Wright, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Edith A Wright, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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1904 · The Entente Cordiale

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.


London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.


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

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for a craftsman or maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Middle English and Older Scots wriht, wright, wricht, writh, write (Old English wyrhta, wryhta) ‘craftsman’, especially ‘carpenter, joiner’. The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright ), but when used in isolation it often referred to a builder of windmills or watermills. This surname is also very common among African Americans.

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

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