Doris Bracegirdle

17 June 1915–21 November 1989 (Age 74)
Sandbach, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Doris

When Doris Bracegirdle was born on 17 June 1915, in Sandbach, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Rowland Bracegirdle, was 30 and her mother, Ada Mary Cumberbatch, was 24. She married George Henry Branscombe on 30 June 1940, in Romford, Essex, England, United Kingdom. She died on 21 November 1989, in Aylsham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

George Henry Branscombe
Doris Bracegirdle
Marriage: 30 June 1940

Spouse and Children

30 June 1940
Romford, Essex, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings


    Ada Mary Cumberbatch





    Roland W. H. Bracegirdle


World Events (7)


Age 3

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 6

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 24

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

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  • Doris Bracegirdle in entry for George Henry Branscomb, "England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1997"

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