Derrick ARDRON (1947 -) B.Sc.(Hons), F.C.A.

Father: Raymond Ardron I (1922 - 2003)
Mother: Dorothy Bright

Tree extract starting with common ancestor to me:


My father was born at Listerdale Maternity Home, Wickersley  on xx xx 1947. His father was a mechanical engineer and resident at 188 Clay Pit Lane, Rawmarsh . (GRO ref Rother V. 2c 1246 Jun 1947 - Bright)

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

1959 M1 Motorway punched through the Midlands from Watford to Birmingham

1963 The Profumo Affair

For Sixth Form, between 1965 and 1966, he attended Thornes House School, Wakefield. He was resident with his mother and step-father, Walter Gaines at 30 Major Street, Thornes, Wakefield. (Sixth Form Report Book)

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

He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree with honours in Civil Engineering from the University of Manchester, Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) in 1969.

Derrick married Patricia Anne Peel at St. Teresa's Church, Irlam, in the district of Barton (LAN) on 20 December 1969. The church was situated on the corner of the Astley and Liverpool Roads. The marriage was conducted according to the rites and ceremonies of the Roman Catholic Church. Derrick was aged 22, a civil engineer and resident at 21G Tarbolton Road, Cumbernauld. His father Raymond Ardron was an engineer. Patricia was aged 25, a bank clerk and resident at 596 Liverpool Road, Irlam. Her father George Edward Peel was an optician. Witnesses were M. Shires and D. Cobley. (GRO ref Barton 10b 541 Dec 1969 - Peel) Newspaper announcement

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

1973 on 1 January Britain joins the European Economic Community

He became a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 1973: "Ardron, Mr. Derrick BSc FCA, 1973" ("The Official ICAEW list of members and firms, 1999")

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

Patricia Anne PEEL (1944 -) B.A.
My mother was born on xx xx 1944. She is the only child of George Edward Peel and Mary Barry. (GRO ref Newton 8c 322 Sep 1944 - Barry)

As a mature part-time student she gained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brunel University.


1) Simon Anthony Ardron (1973 -)

2) Andrew Christopher Ardron (1974 -)