Ellen Baxendale

about 1773–
Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Baxendale was born about 1773, in Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Baxandale, was 19 and her mother, Rachel Mort, was 19. She married Charles Hays on 15 November 1801, in Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Charles Hays
Ellen Baxendale
Marriage: 15 November 1801
Mary Heyes
John Hayes
Alice Heys

Spouse and Children

15 November 1801
Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


    Mary Heyes



    Alice Heys


Parents and Siblings

    William Baxandale






    Mary Baxandale


    John Baxandale


    Thomas Baxandale


    Samuel Baxandale


+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 28

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Age 42

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 52

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name, probably an altered form of Baxenden, a place near Accrington, which is named with an unattested Old English word bæcstān ‘bakestone’ (a flat stone on which bread was baked) + denu ‘valley’. Middle English dale was sometimes substituted for Old English denu in northern place names.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ellen in entry for Alice Heys, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ellen Heys in entry for Alice Heys, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ellen Baxandale, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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