Edward Rock

1892–1943 (Age 51)
Mahārāshtra, India

The Life of Edward

When Edward Rock was born on 17 February 1892, in Mahārāshtra, India, his father, Edward Rock, was 27 and his mother, Mary Warner, was 17. He married Mary Agnes Ashcroft on 7 February 1914, in Salford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Bombay, Mahārāshtra, India in 1892 and Woolwich, London, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died on 6 March 1943, at the age of 51.

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Edward Rock
Mary Agnes Ashcroft
Marriage: 7 February 1914
Albert Edward Rock
Joan Rock

Spouse & Children

7 February 1914
Salford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1864–1943Male

  • Mary Warner




World Events (8)

1894 · Tower Bridge Completed

Age 2

Tower Bridge was completed in 1894. It is built across the Thames and is a suspension bridge. It has gothic towers on either side of it and is sometimes confused with the London Bridge. It is also the oldest bridge in London.
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 12

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 16

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a notable crag or outcrop, from Middle English rokke ‘rock’ ( see Roach ), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Rock in Northumberland.2 English: variant of Roke ( see Rokes 1).3 English: metonymic occupational name for a spinner or a maker of distaffs, from Middle English rok ‘distaff’ (from Old Norse rokkr or Middle Dutch rocke or an unattested Old English cognate).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Edward Rock in household of Edward Rock, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Edward Rock, "India Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947"

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