Major Richard Lamb

1893–1973 (Age 80)
Sibford, Oxfordshire, England

The Life of Major Richard

When Major Richard Lamb was born on 14 February 1893, in Sibford, Oxfordshire, England, his father, John Lamb, was 32 and his mother, Gulielma Shout, was 32. He married Ethel Bishop on 22 November 1920, in Sibford Gower, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Sibford Ferris, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Sibford Gower, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died in June 1973, in Buckinghamshire, England, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Major Richard Lamb
Ethel Bishop
Marriage: 22 November 1920

Spouse & Children

22 November 1920
Sibford Gower, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents & Siblings

  • John Lamb


  • Gulielma Shout




World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 11

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.

Age 15

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English lamb, a nickname for a meek and inoffensive person, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of lambs. See also Lamm .2 English: from a short form of the personal name Lambert .3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ( see Lane 3). MacLysaght comments: ‘The form Lamb(e), which results from a more than usually absurd pseudotranslation (uan ‘lamb’), is now much more numerous than O’Loan itself.’

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Major Richard Lamb in household of John Lamb, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Major Richd Lamb in household of John Lamb, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • 1911 England Census

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