Ellen Roper

about 1804–4 December 1828
Whatton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ellen

Ellen Roper was born about 1804, in Whatton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. She married James Foulds on 17 July 1826, in Crich, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She was buried in Crich, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

James Foulds
1804–1863
Ellen Roper
1804–1828
Marriage: 17 July 1826
James Foulds
1827–
William Foulds
1827–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 July 1826
Crich, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(2)

World Events (3)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 4

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 11

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 19

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a maker or seller of rope, from an agent derivative of Old English rāp ‘rope’. See also Roop .2 Variant of French Robert .3 North German (Röper): occupational name for a town crier, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German rōpen ‘to call’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen Folds, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Ellen Roper, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Ellen Roper, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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