Bertha Powell

1 June 1892–9 March 1978 (Age 85)
Worsley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Bertha

When Bertha Powell was born on 1 June 1892, in Worsley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Powell, was 38 and her mother, Elizabeth Baguley, was 36. She died on 9 March 1978, in Roe Green, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Powell
1854–1931
Elizabeth Baguley
1856–1929
Louisa Powell
1878–1882
Benjamin Powell
1880–1882
Herbert Powell
1886–1957
Thomas Powell
–1895
Edith Powell
1882–1883
Rachel Powell
1884–1982
Ben Powell
1890–1942
Bertha Powell
1892–1978

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Powell

    Male1854–1931Male

    Elizabeth Baguley

    Female1856–1929Female

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 9

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.
1908

Age 16

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1918

Age 26

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Welsh origin): Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hywel ‘son of Hywel’, a personal name meaning ‘eminent’ ( see Howell ).2 Irish: mainly of Welsh origin as in 1 above, but sometimes a surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Mac Giolla Phóil ‘son of the servant of St. Paul ’ ( see Guilfoyle ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bertha Powell in household of Thomas Powell, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Bertha Powell in household of Thomas Powell, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Bertha Powell - Government record: Census record

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