Lillian Beatrice Holland

15 June 1916–9 November 2010 (Age 94)
Newton Abbot, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Lillian Beatrice

When Lillian Beatrice Holland was born on 15 June 1916, in Newton Abbot, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, Frank Holland, was 35 and her mother, Bessie Florence Peters, was 35. She died on 9 November 2010, in Torquay, Torbay, Devon, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 94.

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John Alexander Craig
1912–1987
Lillian Beatrice Holland
1916–2010

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World Events (8)

1918

Age 2

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 5

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.
1945

Age 29

The UK becomes a permanent member of the UN Security Council.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÓileáin, a variant of Ó hAoláin, from a form of Faolán (with loss of the initial F-), a personal name representing a diminutive of faol ‘wolf’. Compare Whelan .2 English and Scottish: habitational name from Holland, a division of Lincolnshire, or any of the eight villages in various parts of England so called, from Old English hōh ‘ridge’ + land ‘land’. The Scottish name may also be from places called Holland in Orkney, Houlland in Shetland, Hollandbush in Stirlingshire, and Holland-Hirst in the parish of Kirkintilloch.3 English, German, Jewish (Ashkenazic), Danish, and Dutch: regional name from Holland, a province of the Netherlands.

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

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