Gladys Jennison

Brief Life History of Gladys

Gladys Jennison was born on 19 November 1911, in Hull, Yorkshire East Riding, England, United Kingdom. She died in May 1986, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Tilleard
1906–about 1969
Gladys Jennison
1911–1986

Sources (1)

  • Gladys Tilleard in household of Arthur W Tilleard, "England and Wales National Register, 1939"

World Events (8)

1914

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

1915 · Zeppelin Raid

During WWI Zeppelin raids took place all over England. The first of the raids happened from June 6-7, 1915, in Hull, East Yorkshire, England. During the attack 24 people were killed 40 injured, and 40 houses destroyed.

1940

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): perhaps a patronymic from the Middle English male personal names Janyn or Janin, diminutives of Jan, Jon, or Jen (see John ), + -son. The name may also arise from the Middle English male personal name Jen (see Jean ) + -son.

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

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