Ada Isabella Whitby

1897–March 1960 (Age 63)
Ipswich, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ada Isabella

When Ada Isabella Whitby was born in 1897, in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Shoebridge Whitby, was 42 and her mother, Mary Ann Davey, was 27. She lived in Ipswich St Margaret, Ipswich, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom in 1901. She died in March 1960, in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

John Shoebridge Whitby
Mary Ann Davey
Annie Whitby
Robert Charles Whitby
Eliza Whitby
Ada Isabella Whitby
Elsie Whitby
Hilda Beatrice Whitby
Rose Clara Whitby
Lilian Whitby

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale
Age 7
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 11
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
Age 17
Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Whitby, a port in North Yorkshire, or from Whitby in Cheshire. The North Yorkshire placename probably derives from the Old Norse personal name Hvíti or Old Norse hvítr ‘white’ + ‘farmstead, village’. The Cheshire placename derives from Old English hwīt ‘white’ + burg ‘fortress’, later replaced by Old Norse .

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

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Sources (5)

  • England & Wales, Free BMD Birth Index: 1837-1915
  • Ada Whitby in household of John Shoebridge Whitby, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Ada Whitby in household of John S Whitby, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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