Lilian Moss

1909–1985 (Age 76)
Chorlton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Lilian

When Lilian Moss was born in 1909, in Chorlton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Frank Moss, was 40 and her mother, Lily Robinson, was 37. She died in 1985, in Stockport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 76.

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Frank Moss
Lily Robinson
Lilian Moss

Parents and Siblings

    Frank Moss


    Lily Robinson




World Events (3)


Age 5

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

Age 9

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.
1953 · Lancaster Priory Designated

Age 44

The Lancaster Priory was designated in 1953. The building goes back possibly as far as 200 CE. In 1912, the building was unearthed. The building was formally known as the Proiry Church of St. Mary is a Church of England Parish Church of Lancaster, Lancashire, England.

Name Meaning

1 English and Welsh: from the personal name Moss, a Middle English vernacular form of the Biblical name Moses .2 English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived by a peat bog, Middle English, Old English mos, or a habitational name from a place named with this word. (It was not until later that the vocabulary word came to denote the class of plants characteristic of a peat-bog habitat, under the influence of the related Old Norse word mosi.)3 Americanized form of Moses or some other like-sounding Jewish surname.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Lilian Moss - Government record: Birth record or certificate: birth-name: Lilian Moss
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lilian Moss - Government record: Death record or certificate: death: 1985; Stockport, Cheshire, England

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