Selina Chinn

7 May 1848–1935 (Age 86)
Phillack, Cornwall, England

The Life Summary of Selina

When Selina Chinn was born on 7 May 1848, in Phillack, Cornwall, England, her father, John Chinn, was 44 and her mother, Elizabeth Williams, was 42. She married Thomas Phillips in 1867, in Redruth, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Phillack, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Devonport, Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died in 1935, in Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Phillips
Selina Chinn
Marriage: 1867
William Thomas Phillips
Mary Elizabeth 'Bessie' Phillips
Selina Phillips
Jane 'Janie' Phillips
Ellen Phillips

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1867Redruth, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 6
    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
    Age 32
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
    Age 36
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: from Old English cin ‘chin’, as a nickname for someone with a prominent chin or else for a clean-shaven man.Chinese: variant Romanization of the surnames 陳 (see Chen 1) and 錢 (see Qian 1).

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Selina Phillips, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • Selina Phillips in household of Thomas Phillips, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • Selina Chinn, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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