Edith Denning

1893–
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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Family Time Line

George Henry Knight
1893–
Edith Denning
1893–
Marriage: 1 May 1917

Spouse and Children

    George Henry Knight

    Male1893–Male

    Female1893–Female

MARRIAGE
1 May 1917
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

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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.
1908

Age 15

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1924

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.

Possible Related Names

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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