Jane Gilmore

Brief Life History of Jane

When Jane Gilmore was born in 1840, in Chorleywood, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Simeon Gilmore, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Collins, was 24. She married George Dell on 9 March 1861, in Boxmoor, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Ridge, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. She died in 1913, in Barnet, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 73.

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George Dell
Jane Gilmore
Marriage: 9 March 1861
George Dell
Major Dell
Fred Dell
Maria Dell
Caroline Dell
Fanny Alice Dell
David Dell

Sources (14)

  • Janes Dell, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jane Gilmore - Church record: birth-name: Jane Gilmore
  • Jane Angell, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (Ulster and Galway): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Mhoire (Scots), Mac Giolla Mhuire (Irish), patronymics from personal names meaning ‘servant (i.e. devotee) of (the Virgin) Mary’.

Irish: in Sligo, shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhir ‘son of the spirited lad’.

English: habitational name from Gillamoor in Rydale (North Yorkshire), from Old English Gedling (‘place called after Gētla’, from the Old English personal name Gētla + the connective particle -ing) + mōr ‘moor’.

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

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