Brian ARDRON (1935 -)


Father: Cyril Ardron I (1900 - 1983)
Mother: Dorothy Caroline Harris

Tree extract starting with common ancestor to me:



My 1st cousin twice removed was born on xx xx 1935 at 13 Westfield Road, Hemsworth . His father was Cyril Ardron, a milk rounds man. The informant was his mother, Dorothy Caroline Ardron (formerly Harris), of 13 Westfield Road. (GRO cert BXBZ229313 + GRO ref Hemsworth 9c 251 Dec 1935 - Harris)


1935 in July the first Penguin paperbacks go on sale, costing just 6 pence, bringing literature to the masses

1936 Death of King George V, succeeded by King Edward VIII
1936 Abdication of King Edward VIII in order to marry Wallace Simpson, succeeded by King George VI

1939-45 World War II
1944 Butler Education Act - framework for new free comprehensive secondary education for all
1947 on 1 January Britain's coal industry is nationalised

1948 National Health Service established

1948 on 29 July the Olympic Games open at Wembley Stadium in London

1952 Death of King George VI, succeeded by Queen Elizabeth II
1954 Rationing resulting from ends

1955 on 22 September commercial television starts with the first ITV broadcast

1956 on 17 October Britain switches on its first nuclear power station at Calder Hall

Brian married Maureen Jinks on 6 December 1958 at the Methodist Church, Westfield Road, Hemsworth by certificate. He was aged 23, a bachelor and an apprentice colliery surveyor of 5 Westfield Road, Hemsworth. His father was Cyril Ardron, a coke oven worker. Maureen was aged 19, a spinster and a clerk in a garage. She was of 15 Regent Street, Hemsworth. Her father Harold Jinks was a colliery baths attendant. The witnesses were G C Forest (?), C Ardron and A Ardron. (GRO cert MXA978241 + GRO ref Hemsworth 2b 1091 Dec 1958 - Jinks)

1959 M1 Motorway punched through the Midlands from Watford to Birmingham

1963 The Profumo Affair
1965 on 8 November the death penalty is abolished

1966 on 30 July England win the football World Cup

1967 Abortion and homosexuality are legalised

1969 on 2 March Concorde, the world's first supersonic airliner, makes its maiden flight

1971 on 15 February decimalised currency replaces 'pounds, shillings and pence'

1973 on 1 January Britain joins the European Economic Community

1978 Wide spread strikes result in the so called “Winter of Discontent”
1979 Margaret Thatcher becomes Britain's first female Prime Minister

1984 on 12 March the 12-month 'Miners' Strike' over pit closures begins

1989 Tim Berners-Lee invents the World Wide Web

1992 on 6 May the Channel Tunnel opens, linking London and Paris by rail

2001 on 11 September Islamic terrorists crash aircraft on targets in New York and Washington

2005 on 7 July suicide bombers kill 52 people on London's transport system

2005 in December Civil partnerships give same-sex couples legal rights

Maureen JINKS (1938 -)
She was born on xx xx 1938, daughter of Harold Jinks, a colliery baths attendant. (Maureen Ardron (nee Jinks) +  marriage certificate) GRO REF??


1) Jill Ardron (1962 -)
My 2nd cousin once removed was born in 1962. (GRO ref Wakefield 2d 818 Jun 1962 - Jinks)

2) Kaye Ardron (1977 -)
My 2nd cousin once removed was born in 1977. (GRO ref Pontefract 5 912 Jun 1977 - Jinks)