Edith Denning

Barry, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Edith

When Edith Denning was born in 1893, in Barry, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Denning, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Gregory, was 26. She married George Henry Knight on 1 May 1917, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. She lived in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1939.

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George Henry Knight
Edith Denning
Marriage: 1 May 1917

Spouse and Children

    George Henry Knight



1 May 1917
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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World Events (8)

1900 · Strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry

Age 7

The strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry was the longest in Wales history, lasting from November 22, 1900 to 1903. When workers in the quarry were informed that union dues were no longer being collected, they started protesting.

Age 15

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 31

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from an Old English personal name, Dynna.2 Irish: variant of Dineen .3 German: habitational name from Denning in Bavaria.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Edith Denning in household of Thomas Denning, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Edith F Knight in household of George Knight, "England and Wales National Register, 1939"

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