Elizabeth Ellen Brindle

19 August 1885–
Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Ellen

When Elizabeth Ellen Brindle was born on 19 August 1885, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Nathaniel Brindle, was 34 and her mother, Margaret Ellen Winstanley, was 32. She married Henry Houghton on 2 June 1906, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Wigan All Saints, Lancashire, England in 1891 and Hindley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 28 years.

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Family Time Line

Henry Houghton
1885–1951
Elizabeth Ellen Brindle
1885–
Marriage: 2 June 1906
Janet Houghton
1907–
Elizabeth Ellen Houghton
1907–
Henry Houghton
1908–1977
Nathaniel Houghton
1910–1912
William Houghton
1912–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 June 1906Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers
    Age 16
    The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.
    1908
    Age 23
    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
    1918
    Age 33
    WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Brindle, from Old English burna ‘stream’ + hyll ‘hill’.South German: rare variant of Brindl or Bründl (and, in North America, also an altered form of these), a topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream, from a Bavarian diminutive of Middle High German brun(ne) ‘spring, stream’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Sources (16)

    • Elizabeth Ellen Brindle, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Elizabeth E Brundle in household of Nathaniel Brundle, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
    • England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915

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