Ellen Rushton

15 April 1871–
Newton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Rushton was born on 15 April 1871, in Newton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Rushton, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Cowking, was 22. She married Robert Bretherton in 1896, in Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Robert Bretherton
Ellen Rushton
Marriage: 1896
Nellie Bretherton
Roland Bretherton

Spouse and Children

    Robert Bretherton



Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


    Nellie Bretherton



Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 7

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Age 13

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 37

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places so named, for example in Cheshire, Northamptonshire, and Staffordshire, from Old English rysc ‘rushes’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ellen Rushton in household of William Rushton, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Ellen Rushton in household of William Rushton, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ellen Rushton - Published information: birth-name: Ellen Rushton

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