John William Reuben Pratt

1892–14 March 1955 (Age 63)
Newington, Southwark, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John William Reuben

When John William Reuben Pratt was born in 1892, in Newington, Southwark, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Reuban Williams Pratt, was 29 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Berridge, was 34. He married Beatrice Clara Barson on 25 December 1913, in South Lambeth, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 14 March 1955, in London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 63.

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John William Reuben Pratt
Beatrice Clara Barson
Marriage: 25 December 1913
Gordon Cecil Pratt

Spouse and Children

25 December 1913
South Lambeth, Surrey, England, United Kingdom


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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.

Age 16

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a clever trickster, from Old English prætt ‘trick’, ‘tricky’, ‘cunning’ (which is found in use as a byname in the 11th century). This surname is quite common in southeastern Ireland.

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

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  • John Reuben William Pratt, "England, Surrey Parish Registers, 1536-1992"
  • John Ruben William Pratt, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • John Ruben William Pratt, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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