Ellen Lamph

1831–
Ireland

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Lamph was born in 1831, in Ireland, her father, William Lamph, was 30 and her mother, Ellen Lennon, was 25. She had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Joseph Ridley. She lived in Gateshead, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Whickham, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1881.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Ridley
1825–1861
Ellen Lamph
1831–
Jane Ridley
1848–
Ann Ridley
1859–
William Ridley
1850–
James Ridley
1852–
Robert B. Ridley
1855–1861

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    James Lamph

    Male1827–1887Male

    Ann Lamph

    Female1828–1852Female

    Female1831–Female

    Male1832–1887Male

    Mary Lamph

    Female1835–Female

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World Events (8)

1839

Age 8

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.
1843

Age 12

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 49

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

1 Swedish: unexplained.2 Hispanic: apparently an occupational nickname from lampa ‘hoe’. This name is found in Bolivia and Peru, but not in Spain or Portugual.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ellen Lamph in household of William Lamph, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Ellen Ridley in household of Joseph Ridley, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Ellen Lamph Ridley in entry for Jane Ridley, "England, Northumberland Non-Conformist Church Records, 1613-1920"

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