Ellen Rushton

Female15 April 1871–

Brief Life History 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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Robert Bretherton
Ellen Rushton
Marriage: 1896
Nellie Bretherton
Roland Bretherton

Sources (5)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1896Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (15)

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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 Rishton (Lancashire) and Rushton (Staffordshire), and perhaps also from Rushton (Cheshire, Northamptonshire), Rushton in East Stoke (Dorset), and Rhiston (Shropshire). The placenames derive from Old English risc ‘rush’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

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