Arthur Baxter

Yorkshire, England

The Life of Arthur

When Arthur Baxter was born in 1885, in Yorkshire, England, his father, Henry Baxter, was 25 and his mother, Mary Ellen Myers, was 23. He married Germaine Marie Louise Perret on 27 December 1919, in Paris, Île-de-France, France. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Wortley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Armley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Arthur Baxter
Germaine Marie Louise Perret
Marriage: 27 December 1919
Muriel Wilson

Spouse and Children


    Germaine Marie Louise Perret


27 December 1919
Paris, Île-de-France, France


    Muriel Wilson


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World Events (8)


Age 23

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1915 · Zeppelin Raid

Age 30

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.

Age 33

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: occupational name from Old English bæcestre ‘baker’, variant (originally a feminine form) of bæcere ( see Baker ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arthur Baxter in household of Henry Baxter, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Arthur Baxter in household of Henry Baxter, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Arthur Baxter in household of Henry Baxter, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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