Joseph W Boothroyd

Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph W

When Joseph W Boothroyd was born in 1897, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Earnest Boothroyd, was 28 and his mother, Emma Eastwood, was 27. He married Wood in 1919, in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Stretford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Joseph W Boothroyd
Marriage: 1919

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Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 4

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Age 11

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1939 · Operation Pied Piper Began

Age 42

On September 1, 1939, Operation Pied Piper started in Manchester. In an attempt to keep children safe from air raids during WWII, millions of children were removed from their homes and placed with otehr people in the countryside for their safety.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire named Boothroyd, from northern Middle English both(e) ‘hut’, ‘shed’ + royd ‘clearing’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph W Boothroyd in household of John E Boothroyd, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Joseph W Boothroyd in household of John E Boothroyd, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Joe W Boothroyd, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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