Cedric James Lyall

1904–1981 (Age 76)
Pigeon Bay, Banks Peninsula District, Canterbury, New Zealand

The Life of Cedric James

When Cedric James Lyall was born on 29 August 1904, in Pigeon Bay, Banks Peninsula District, Canterbury, New Zealand, his father, George Cedric Lyall, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth James, was 26. He married Marjory Eveline Farrant on 1 June 1935, in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand. He died on 8 March 1981, in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Cedric James Lyall
Marjory Eveline Farrant
Marriage: 1 June 1935

Spouse & Children

  • Male1904–1981Male

  • Marjory Eveline Farrant


1 June 1935
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Parents & Siblings

  • George Cedric Lyall


  • Female1878–1956Female



World Events (8)


Age 3

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1907 · Dominion of New Zealand

Age 3

The Dominion of New Zealand was brought about when New Zealand proclaimed itself a political independent government inside the British Empire. The Dominion of New Zealand allowed the British Government to shape its foreign policy, and it followed Britain into the First World War. Full independence was granted in 1931 and adopted by the New Zealand Parliament in 1947. 

Age 35

WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.

Name Meaning

Scottish: probably from an Old Norse personal name Liulfr, composed of an uncertain first element + úlfr ‘wolf’, although Reaney gives this as a pet form of Lyon or Lionel.

Possible Related Names

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

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