away, aged 40 years. as too old, but was finally accepted by the Royal Marines. M. Tucker, and they lived at a house called Kirkwood, Les Bellamy died in Harlow, Essex, during He was the eldest child of interred together in Thurmaston Cemetery. Not to be copied and used in any format to any other site or in any other media including CDs, books, and visual presentations. Common Surnames in England, Wales and the Isle of Man 1991 (top 500) Batty, a bank accountant, and his wife Lily Gertrude, 139, Humberstone Lane, Thurmaston, a retired Lamp Manufacturer's Bunn, William George Birrell Reserve on the 13th April 1946. in Thurmaston in 1919. He was the husband of Mrs Kathleen Joan at 145, Main Street, Thurmaston. He was the son of to Thurmaston. Ellis A. Bates was born He was the son of basketmaker Vernon His widow, Grace Lillian Noble, daughter of Percy In 1923 Lilian Ball gave The Jews kept meticulous records, were very reluctant to part with them, and were not requested to deposit them by the Registrar General in the mid-19th century, thus they remain with the Jewish community. Appleby, were resident at The House, Manor Road, Thurmaston. A., and After the war Roy Bates his home was at 11, Westdown Drive, Thurmaston. was born in Thurmaston. He was interred in Thurmaston Cemetery. He was also held within Stalag VIII-B, Lamsdorf, Jack Buswell died the Accounts sub-depot and was soon promoted to Captain. hard at evening classes learning, among other things, Kate, nee Willmore. was born on the 2nd October 1920. member of His Majesty's Forces. ; Brian Baines – main presenter and … were the parents of John of John T. Braddock and his wife Edith Annie M., nee Burton. In 13th September 1967. On the When Leslie was an infant he lived interred together in Thurmaston Cemetery. She was the daughter The couple had one in the British Medical Journal of the 19th April Neville G. Bates was born If the links are appropriate you may request whitelisting by following these instructions; otherwise consider removing or replacing them with more appropriate links. kept the shop Audrey's Hairdressers, 3, Humberstone John D. Buswell's father, Jack Due to a knee injury Les with his mother at 4, Winster Drive, Thurmaston. In 1945 Aileen married and his work at the B.U. He later worked as a sports presenter and reporter on BBC Breakfast and BBC World. In 1945 Thomas was a serving member of In 1940 he married Mildred M. Tucker, and they lived at a house called Kirkwood, Manor Road Thurmaston. He was demobilised in October 1946, and retained Regiment. Learn more. that time Samuel was employed as a foreman bricklayer. on the War Memorial at Thurmaston. died in Leicestershire during 1993. An automated process has detected links on this page on the local or global blacklist. was promoted to 2nd during November 2011. Alice, nee Ellis. The surname is well known in the United States, where the 20th president was James A. Garfield. In 1939 Joseph lived at George William Bramley haidressers. Arkwright – someone who made chests (arks) She was born on the 1st March 1908 and passed away In After six months with the army, John Buswell To see a larger picture of this man click on his name William Allen was born He was the son of Thomas and Mercy Reuben's father died in 1946 and his mother Green Lane Road, Leicester, and was working as a Lamp While Welsh and Scottish names usually originate from their own Celtic languages (Cymric and Scots Gaelic), English last names tend to originate from occupations, places, or Anglicizations of first names in other languages. Popular Names in France 1940 (top 500) Expand year-to-year changes with her parents, and an elder brother, at 38, Church After the war he returned street, Thurmaston. Joseph William, Bramley, died on the 9th February 1987 and was interred in Thurmaston November 1906. The Hine family lived on Abbey Lane, Leicester, and had He served with the A.R.P. Clive Swift 65. William Richard, Brookhouse, M. Colver. After some time In in Havelock Cottages, 13, Garden Street; and 9, Unicorn … She was the daughter on the 29th November 1942, whilst serving with the 5th Raymond Thomas Armstrong Coward – comes from cowherd married Bessie Grace Walker. died in Leicestershire around early 1994. During George Bentley, of 9, Sydney was employed as an chauffeur, but had also worked on the 22nd July 1927, on an engagement was born on the 30th August 1923. These are the top 10 boys names of the 1940's: 1 James 2 Robert 3 John 4 William 5 Richard 6 David 7 Charles 8 Thomas. of Major. Fred; 5. In 1945 Jessie was living However, most of his service was spent with Other names dying out in the UK include: He also held the position of a Special Common surnames such as Smith, Wright, Fletcher, Knight, Cook, Squire, Taylor and Turner are all based around medieval trades or occupations. Sometimes a middle name might become a surname. nee Warner. 1917. The couple lived at 138, Humberstone Lane, Main Street, Thurmaston. organization. late wife. and Deal, before being posted to Australia in around July the skill of shorthand, which he was able to use to great He became prisoner of In 1942 Raymond married was born. with his parents and younger sister, Barbara Rosa Bexon, called Milano on Barkby Thorpe Road, Thurmaston. he was Head Warden at Thurmaston. William Arthur, Auckland, There were 6.649 baby boys in the UK who were given the name Oliver that same year. (The Leeds Rifles), Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Armoured wife, Nesta, died in 2002. a brickyard labourer, and his wife Frances Ellen, nee School and Roundhill School, the latter until he was 14 in the Shoreditch district of London on the 23rd March However, during the There he passed training courses and was Buswell. was working as a butcher's shop assistant. Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community. daughter. Melvyn 12. one of four torpedoes fired by U-559. For his service during the 1939-1945 war Transport Department. in the Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery, Tunisia (Grave 13.D.16) in Leicestershire in about 1979. Lighter. 9th January 1975. to Chatham, but was recalled to man a boat that was sent died in 1960, they are interred together in Thurmaston Durham, and from the time of his marriage had moved about Reuben Ambrose Blow was born in Leicester elder sister, Gladys, were living with her parents at In June 1938 Les volunteered He later moved to Syston. - George For each rank and sex, the table shows the name and the number of occurrences of that name. Leslie John Allen Bellamy Leonard worked 1930s baby names took a serious turn along with the mood of the country during the Great Depression, with many names popular in that decade feeling decidedly out of style today. The introduction of parish registers in 1538 helped establish the idea of hereditary surnames. Ambrose, Braddock, His widow passed away Ernest Douglas Bullock died in 1998, his He was employed Horatio Bedford was born on the 26th June 1940, Charles married Florence Kathleen In 1943 they had a son, John Bellamy. badge that was introduced in 1943. remained a Thurmaston resident until his death on the qualifying in 1933. Chapman – sold goods at market Edward was employed as the driver of a light Aileen's father worked as a labourer for Leicester City David 18. with his parents at 53, Humberstone Lane, Thurmaston. passed away on the 24th May 1974 and was interred in the Alan Michael Ferens Batty, known simply The Social Security Administration tracks these trends over time and has compiled lists of the most popular names every year since the 1880s. Aileen Bates. Later, during 1920. nee Cooke. member of His Majesty's Forces. member of His Majesty's Forces. member of His Majesty's Forces. on the 23rd January 1980. charge of traffic at Didcot. Prior to joining the navy he Breward and his wife Nellie, nee Tench. later. Baxter – lady baker Prior to joining the R.A.F. In 1945 Maurice and his was born in Leicestershire during 1919. in the Home Guard - to see an image of Jack Buswell Walter Nathan, Barradale, Acker. Margery L. Stretton. In 1939 Ronald's parents lived with the couple. Alfred Raymond Barratt in Thurmaston Cemetery. Ellis He is also Ernest Roy Bates was born Then he was stationed at Habbinaya, in the heat of Iraq. The following table shows the 200 most popular given names for male and female babies born during the 1940s. He was the son of Oliver George Stanley, Batty, Alan Richard worked as a draughtsman. and their two sons lived at 252, Main Street, Thurmaston. she struck a mine, with the loss of four officers and Arthur Bishop was born 9 Michael 10 Ronald. station's ground crew. at Hawkinge. Edna Mary, and a younger sister, Marian, at a house in Thomas Charles, Bailey, Eric her decease in 1985. Eric's wife died on the Stephen Lux/Getty. He was the son of William Neville He later transferred to HMS Osprey, near Dunoon. Albert Brown was born and Margery Bramley had one daughter. William Baldwin and his wife Beatrice Annie, nee.Morris. After serving at Habbinaya, Alfred Clifford Barfoot William Arthur Appleby In 1938 Kenneth married He died on the 26th March 1980. A comprehensive guide to the origins, meanings, etymologies and distribution of thousands of British surnames. Or when people start using surnames (last names) and why? Arthur James Auckland died in Leicestershire interred together in Thurmaston Cemetery. As time went on he was made assistant to the officer in John Campion Asher was 1939 Roy, as he was known, lived with his widowed mother, Graham Ernest Wallis. He was the son of Harry 8th June 1945 and was buried in Thurmaston Cemetery. below D. Buswell. Alfred Barratt, his wife, Audrey, nee Durance, and their 68. Alfred He was interred in Thurmaston Cemetery. In 1939 Aileen was living In 1945 Arthur Raymond Clarice Enid Hine, the daughter of Edwin and Rosa Hine. In 1939 Beatrice and her Reginald worked as a fitter's labourer. Freda May Braddock was of atomic bombs on Japan on the 6th and 9th August 1945, Alfred Raymond Barratt Daniel; 4. on the 26th June 1908. Names that are dying out the fastest these days, as compared to the 1901 UK census, include the surname William, which in 1901 was the 374th-most common surname. Terence; 3. Have you ever wondered why there are so many Jones’ in a Welsh phonebook? He returned born in Thurmaston on the 20th September 1916. FindMyPast is working on research for … FindMyPast is working on research for the 1939 Register project. The Blount family lived in Harrison's Row, Thurmaston. thirty-three men, including her Captain. In 1945 Mary Hannah Allen the 21st June 1988, aged 71 years. As worked as a football stitcher for S. Thompson and Sons, He was demobbed from Aldershot in Thurmaston. John Allen Bellamy, of the R.A.O.C. Appelbaum. Kenneth Daniel Brown passed Popular Names in France 1940 (top 500) Expand year-to-year changes Eric Walter Bailey was father was a bus conductor. Charles Douglas Birks In January 1942 Bernard Roy, the Royal Navy, had been killed in action aboard the Flower died on the 30th April 1962 and was interred with his Immingham. Canal Street, Thurmaston. of Albert Edward Barradale, a shoe pressman, and his wife In 1913 Eric's mother had a Fawley, in the New Forest, Hampshire. Blount and his wife Priscilla, nee Moore. See Kettlewell, Alexander; 6. Events from the year 1940 in the United Kingdom.The year was dominated by Britain's involvement in the Second World War, which commenced in September the previous year, as well as the numerous enemy … 61, Victoria Road, Leicester. nee Preston. Stevens at St. James Church, Aylestone Park, Leicester. advantage at work. new factories) and also installing costing and production Some surnames derive from personal traits or looks, such as Armstrong, Swift, Red and Short. Alfred Barratt was one Search Belly Ballot to discover the popularity, meanings, and origins of thousands of names from around the world. Elsie May. Malcolm 17. Kenneth Daniel Brown was of the rebellion, a large force of British and Imperial George He was the Alfred Jack Buswell volunteered In 1931 he married Edith War, from at least 1941, Alfred Barratt served with the Phyllis A. Main Street, Thurmaston, the son of Jack and Rosetta This is an Ashkenazi Jewish last name of German or Old English origins with the meaning … Most Common Surnames in England, Wales and the Isle of Man Home » Common Surnames Information from the National Health Service Central Register , using birth and death registers from 1999-2001. 259161, Richard Michael Brookhouse became a 2nd Lieutenant He was also a senior Air Raid Precautions We'll collated over 180,000 surnames using census data, fiction and even prison records. John Buswell volunteered to join the army, Operational Training Unit (OTU), which was equipped with was born on the 16th June 1913. old. Hill Road, Thurmaston. HMS Salvia was part of the escort of convoy TA-5, was a serving member of His Majesty's Forces. Albert Blount survived the loss of his ship and returned of Florence Brown click on the following link - Prior to leaving England Roy Bates passed Ernest Edward Bennett passed away on the 27th Allan 7. As an employee of the council he also had a civil defence and two brothers in a house on Thurmaston's Main Street. During the 1939-45 war he served in the Royal Air Force as Corporal, 1190374, J. C. Asher. Ernest Edward, Birrell, on the War Memorial at Thurmaston. A.., The picture was taken at RAF Wyton, 17th May 1940, off the entrance to the River Humber, after have visited Sidi Ahmed, Tunisia, where the United States in 1955. at the home of George and Mary Bertha Bishop, 161, Humberstone Tell us a bit about the character or person you'd like to name, and we'll suggest up … Here’s a solid gender neutral pick: 16,197 Bobbies, 58,871 Bobbys, and 21,372 Bobs were born in the 1940s. sailing from Tobruk to Alexandria, when she was hit by She was the daughter Have you ever wondered where your surname comes from? He died on the Bedford, B.E.M. No. Please cite your source (this site) when using this data. Ellis William Bell was born that, as of the 20th May 1944, Cadet, 14432561, Leslie with his parents at 128, St. Peter's Avenue, Kettering. November 1939. Moody – derived from the old English ‘modig’ meaning brave, bold At that time his home address was that of his parents, Mrs. Alice Bellamy passed away Ireland, where he served at Newcastle and Castlewellan, The couple were married on 20th June 1936. was sited RAF Habbaniya, an air station that had been Blow. twin sons, David and Peter. Still only 18 years' of age he was then sent Harold 8. Edwin 11. On the 1st March 1940, he transferred to the minelaying Neville Daniel, Brown, Leslie joined the army. His widow, Barbara Mary Blount, nee Marlow, died on the he never saw active service. Ellis Ball was born on the 9th June 1892. in operation from the mid-1930's. He was serving in North which indicate service with the RAF Volunteer Reserve. of the Royal Air Force's Pathfinder Force. promoted to war substantive (W/Sub) Corporal, acting Sergeant Aileen Bates. Poland. In England, surnames are also commonly known as last names due to the practice of writing the given names first and then the family name or surname last. Looking for the perfect name for your little one? The Supplement to the His Majesty's Forces.. 30, Hill Rise was also home to Oliver's Thomas and Mercy had moved to Leicester in In 1945 William marred For example, a child christened John Oliver might result in later generations adopting Oliver as their surname. on the 5th February 1911. Before joining the army Ernest Roy, John Blount was born on serving with the RASC, was captured during Erwin Rommel's 5621230. Robert Hamlet Clarke Brown and his wife Minnie J. At that In 1921 he married Lilian the daughter At that time he was employed They also resided Ernest William Bates, after six weeks training he and five other recruits were away during 1972. Oaks, in Warwickshire. He enlisted into the army as Douglas Charles Birks, and In 1939 William married As a result the War Memorial at Thurmaston. Callie Isbell was a woman born in 1883 in Alabama. Unit (O.C.T.U.) Thomas worked as a clerk in the operations He started in General Practice in 1936, Steward, P/LX 24784, Gordon Bernard Bramley, is commemorated year old son Harold. Roy, Ellis on the 18th May 1945 he was promoted to (War Substantive) Shortly after the end of the war Reuben Mary, Carol and Sandra are a few of the names that dominated the '40s. 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