GWENDOLINE ANNIE COMPTON

1918–2003 (Age 85)
Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of GWENDOLINE ANNIE

When GWENDOLINE ANNIE COMPTON was born in 1918, in Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Thomas Compton, was 39 and her mother, Annie Elizabeth Briscoe, was 41. She married ALFRED REGINALD HAMMERSLEY in 1939, in Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. She died in 2003, in Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

ALFRED REGINALD HAMMERSLEY
1917–1983
GWENDOLINE ANNIE COMPTON
1918–2003
Marriage: 1939

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1939
Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1918

Age 0

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 3

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.
1945

Age 27

The UK becomes a permanent member of the UN Security Council.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places throughout England (but especially in the south) named Compton, from Old English cumb ‘short, straight valley’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Gwendoline A Compton, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Legacy NFS Source: GWENDOLINE ANNIE COMPTON - Government record: birth-name: GWENDOLINE ANNIE COMPTON

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