Sydney Thomas Blackburne Thorp

1894–1963 (Age 68)
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sydney Thomas Blackburne

Sydney Thomas Blackburne Thorp was born on 4 June 1894, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Edmund Daniel Thorp and Margaret Alice Bailey. He married Annie Beatrice Bessey Quincy in 1919, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1963, in Clearwater, Pinellas, Florida, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Sydney Thomas Blackburne Thorp
Annie Beatrice Bessey Quincy
Marriage: 1919
Brian Thorp
Isobel Thorp
Robert K Thorp
Robert Thorp
Nancy Tharp

Spouse & Children

Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom


  • Brian Thorp


  • Isobel Thorp


  • Male1928–2006Male

  • Robert Thorp


  • Nancy Tharp


Parents & Siblings

  • Edmund Daniel Thorp


  • Margaret Alice Bailey




  • George Edmund C Thorp


  • Emily Isabel M. Thorp


  • William Daniel H Thorp


  • Male1894–1963Male

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 7

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Thorpe .2 Scandinavian: variant of Torp .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sidney Thomas Blackburn Thorp in entry for Robert K Thorp, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Sidney Thomas Thorp in entry for Nancy Quincy Thorp, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1949"
  • Sydney T Thorp in entry for Robert Kay Thorp, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1949"

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