Nora Sarah Victoria Syrett

27 October 1917–1999
Borstal, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Nora Sarah Victoria

Nora Sarah Victoria Syrett was christened on 27 October 1917, in Borstal, Kent, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Francis Ernest Lawrence Syrett and Edith Laura Edmeson. She married Alma Bexhall in 1939, in Hastings, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in 1999, at the age of 82.

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Alma Bexhall
Nora Sarah Victoria Syrett
Marriage: 1939
David Bexhall
Susan Mary Bexhall

Spouse and Children

Hastings, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom


    David Bexhall


    Susan Mary Bexhall


Parents and Siblings

    Francis Ernest Lawrence Syrett


    Edith Laura Edmeson




World Events (8)


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

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

Name Meaning

English:1. from the Middle English male personal name Syred, Old English Sigerǣd, composed of the elements sige ‘victory’ + rǣd ‘counsel’. 2. from the Middle English female personal name Sigerith, Old Norse Sigríðr, a contraction of Sigfríðr, composed of the elements sige ‘victory’ + fríðr ‘lovely’.

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

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