William Thorpe

1864–1962 (Age 98)
Syston, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Thorpe was born in 1864, in Syston, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Thorpe, was 42 and his mother, Emma Middleton, was 40. He married Eliza Russell on 30 May 1886, in Darley Abbey, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Shiplake, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died before 1962, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

William Thorpe
1864–1962
Eliza Russell
1864–1964
Marriage: 30 May 1886
Gertrude Annie Thorpe
1887–1987
Mary Cecile Thorpe
1890–1990
William Thorpe
1891–1893
William Henry Thorpe
1894–1994

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 May 1886
Darley Abbey, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Thorpe

    Male1822–1900Male

    Emma Middleton

    Female1824–1883Female

siblings

(7)

    Eliza Jane Thorpe

    Female1846–Female

    Joseph Thorpe

    Male1849–1931Male

    Charles Thorpe

    Male1851–1865Male

    Martha Thorpe

    Female1855–Female

    Anne Thorpe

    Female1860–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 16

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 20

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 40

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in England named with Old Norse þorp ‘hamlet’, ‘village’ or the Old English cognate þrop.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Thorpe, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • William Thorpe, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • William Thorpe, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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