Elizabeth Ellen Brindle

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

The Life 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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Henry Houghton
Elizabeth Ellen Brindle
Marriage: 2 June 1906
Janet Houghton
Elizabeth Ellen Houghton
Henry Houghton
Nathaniel Houghton
William Houghton

Spouse and Children

2 June 1906
Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


    Janet Houghton


    Elizabeth Ellen Houghton


    Henry Houghton


    Nathaniel Houghton


    William Houghton


Parents and Siblings



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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.

Age 23

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 33

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

1 English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Brindle, from Old English burna ‘stream’ + hyll ‘hill’.2 Altered spelling of South German Brindl, Bründl, a topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream, from a diminutive of Middle High German brun(ne) ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or of Brendle or Brendel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth E Brundle in household of Nathaniel Brundle, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Elizabeth Houghton in household of Henry Houghton, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Elizabeth E Brindle in household of Nathaniel Brindle, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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