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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Thomas Powell
Elizabeth Baguley
Louisa Powell
Benjamin Powell
Herbert Powell
Thomas Powell
Edith Powell
Rachel Powell
Ben Powell
Bertha Powell

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Powell


    Elizabeth Baguley




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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.

Age 16

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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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