Elizabeth Ann Shore

1849–26 November 1940 (Age 91)
Seaton Carew, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Shore was born in 1849, in Seaton Carew, Durham, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Shore, was 30 and her mother, Ann Cowper, was 27. She married John Eccleston in 1870, in West Hartlepool, Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. She lived in Stranton, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 26 November 1940, in Cairns, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

John Eccleston
Elizabeth Ann Shore
Marriage: 1870
Jane Keturah Eccleston
Ann Eccleston
Mary Eccleston

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1870West Hartlepool, Durham, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 5
    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.
    Age 18
    End of transportation to Western Australia.
    Age 28
    Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English s(c)hore ‘shore, bank, coast, steep slope, cliff’ (Old English scora). The surname may be topographic for someone who lived near such a feature, or, in Lancashire and Yorkshire especially, habitational from a place so named, such as Shore in Rochdale (Lancashire) or Shore in Todmorden (Yorkshire). In southwestern England, the name is probably a variant of Score , which shares the same etymology.Americanized form of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Schor, Schorr or Szor, variants of Schauer .Americanized form of French Giard , reflecting the characteristic Canadian and American French rounding of the -ard ending. Compare Shor .

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Elizabeth Ann Shore in household of George Shore, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Elizabeth Shore in household of George Shore, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Elizabeth Anne in entry for Mary Eccleston, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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