Jack ARDRON II (1942 - 2009)


Father: Jack Gething Ardron (1906 - 1974)
Mother: Florence Ada Trickett




Tree extract starting with common ancestor to me:



1939-45 World War II


My 3rd cousin twice removed was born on 31 July 1942. (Jack Ardron II + GRO ref Rother V 9c 1083 Sep 1942 - Trickett)


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

Jack married Joyce Kirby on 30 March 1964 at Swinton Parish Church. Interestingly Jack and Joyce are 3rd cousins, having the same Ardron G-Great-Grandparents (John Ardron I (1797 - 1868) and Martha Beighton). See below for more detail. (Jack Ardron II + GRO ref Rother V. 2c 1453 Mar 1964 - Kirby)


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


Jack died in 2009. (Joyce Ardron (nee Kirby))

Joyce KIRBY (1944 -)
She was born on xx xx 1944. Her parents are Charles Kirby and Emma Ardron II. For more details on Emma see her father Leonard Ardron I (1873 - 1955). (Jack Ardron II + Rother V 9c 1263 Sep 1944 - Ardron)



1) Alan Ardron II (1965 -)


2) John Ardron VII (1967 -)
My 4th cousin once was born on xx xx 1967 at Mexborough Hospital, a twin with Lorraine, in the registration district of the Don Valley. (GRO ref Don Valley 2b 772 Sep 1967 - Kirby)


3) Lorraine Ardron (1967 -)
My 4th cousin once was born on xx xx 1967 at Mexborough Hospital, a twin with John, in the registration district of the Don Valley. (GRO ref Don Valley 2b 772 Sep 1967 - Kirby)


She married Michael G. Culligan in 1988. (GRO ref Rotherham 1988 September vol no 3 pg no 946 reg no 988 - Culligan)


4) Jacqueline Ardron (1970 -)
My 4th cousin once was born in 1970 in the registration district of the Don Valley. (GRO ref Don Valley 2b ?? Mar 1970 - Kirby)


Jacqueline married Andrew Percy Durban in 1993. (GRO ref Rotherham 1993 September vol no 3 pg no 824 reg no 993 - Durban)