Rosalind Howker

1885–
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Rosalind

When Rosalind Howker was born in 1885, in England, United Kingdom, her father, John Newton Howker, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Rose, was 24.

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Joshua Dixon
1892–
Rosalind Howker
1885–

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    Joshua Dixon

    Male1892–Male

    Female1885–Female

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World Events (3)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 19

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.
1908

Age 23

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

Age 29

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Manchester): occupational name for someone whose job was to steep cotton or linen in lye (a strong alkali) to cleanse it, from an agent derivative of Middle English bouken ‘to wash’ (from Middle Dutch būken).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Rosalind Howker, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Rosalind Howker, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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