Ellen Kirkbride

Brief Life History of Ellen

When Ellen Kirkbride was born in 1771, in Pateley Bridge, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Kirkbright, was 41 and her mother, Sarah Beecroft, was 31. She married Robert Bradbury on 7 June 1798, in Ripon, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1857, at the age of 86.

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Robert Bradbury
Ellen Kirkbride
Marriage: 7 June 1798
Sarah Bradberry
Barnabas Bradberry
Thomas Bradbury
Robert Bradbury
Betty Bradberry
William Kirkbright Bradberry
Elizabeth Bradbury

Sources (7)

  • Ellen Kirkbride, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ellen in entry for Barnabas Bradberry, "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016"
  • Ellen in entry for William Kirkbright Bradberry, "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016"

World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

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.


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

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English (Cumbria): habitational name from a place in Cumbria near Carlisle, named from Old Norse kirkja ‘church’ + the Irish saint's name Bride (see Kilbride ).

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

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