Edwin A. ARDRON (1940 -)                                                                                                   HOME PAGE

Father: George Ardron VI (1913 - 1991)
Mother: Iris Annie Lowcock


Tree extract starting with common ancestor to me:

1939-45 World War II

My 4th cousin once removed was born in 1940. (GRO ref Don Valley 9c 1933 Mar 1940 - Lowcock)

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

Edwin married in 1960 to Jean Wraith. (GRO ref Don Valley 2b 921 Sep 1960 - Wraith)

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

Jean WRAITH (-)


1) Kathryn Ardron (1961 -)
My 5th cousin was born in 1961. (GRO ref Don Valley 2b 746 Dec 1961 - Wraith)

2) Darren Ardron IV (1965 -)
My 5th cousin was born in 1965. (GRO ref Don Valley 2b 797 Dec 1965 - Wraith)