Gertrude Butt

26 September 1896–1980 (Age 83)
Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Gertrude

When Gertrude Butt was born on 26 September 1896, in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Butt, was 34 and her mother, Ruth Weaver, was 32. She married Reginald Percy Liddington from July 1921 to September 1921, in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Westport St Mary, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom in 1939. She died in 1980, at the age of 84, and was buried in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Reginald Percy Liddington
Gertrude Butt
Marriage: from July 1921 to September 1921
Phyllis E Liddington

Spouse and Children

    Reginald Percy Liddington



from July 1921 to September 1921
Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom


    Phyllis E Liddington


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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 8

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.

Age 12

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a place used for archery practice, from Middle English butte ‘mark for archery’, ‘target’, ‘goal’. In the Middle Ages archery practice was a feudal obligation, and every settlement had its practice area.2 English: topographic name from Middle English butte ‘strip of land abutting on a boundary’, ‘short strip or ridge at right angles to other strips in a common field’.3 English: from Middle English butte, bott ‘butt’, ‘cask’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a cooper or as a nickname possibly for a heavy drinker or for a large, fat man.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Girty Butt in household of Herbert William Adye, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Gertrude Butt in household of Chas Butt, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Gertrude Butt, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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