Edward ARDRON II (1942 -)                                                                                                   HOME PAGE

Father: Norman Ardron I (1909 - 1971)
Mother: Annie Ackroyd

Tree extract starting with common ancestor to me:


1939-45 World War II


My 3rd cousin twice removed was born on 12 September 1942. (Jack Ardron II + GRO ref Rother V. 9c 1102 Sep 1942 - Ackroyd)


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

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

Edward married Margaret Farrow in 1967 in the registration district of Rother Valley. (Jack Ardron II + GRO ref Rother V 2c 1713 Mar 1967 - Farrow)

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

Margaret FARROW (-)


1) Helen Ardron (1971 -)
My 4th cousin once removed was born in 1971. (GRO ref Don Valley 2b 2126 Sep 1971 - Farrow)

Did Helen marry in September 2000 to ? Smale? (GRO ref Rotherham 2000 September dist no 045 pg no 1005 ent no 008 source code A32) She would have been aged 29.

2) Genevra Ardron (1975 -)
My 4th cousin once removed was born in 1975. (GRO ref Rotherham 3 1081 Jun 1975 - Farrow)

Did Genevra marry in October 2003 to Stephen A Sanderson? (GRO ref ??) She would have been aged 28.