Edwin Betteridge

1917–2000 (Age 82)
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edwin

When Edwin Betteridge was born on 16 September 1917, in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edwin Betteridge, was 33 and his mother, Mabel Elizabeth Stokes, was 42. He married Phyllis Eliza Pound on 5 February 1941, in Swindon, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 13 May 2000, in Warwick, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Betteridge
Phyllis Eliza Pound
Marriage: 5 February 1941

Spouse & Children

5 February 1941
Swindon, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents & Siblings



  • Male1905–1989Male

  • Frederick Betteridge


  • Female1908–1987Female

  • Edwin Betteridge


  • Mary Betteridge


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

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 4

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

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Beadurīc, composed of the elements beadu ‘battle’ + rīc ‘power’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Betteridge, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Edwin Betteridge, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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