Elizabeth Barrow

about 1820–28 October 1883 (Age 63)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Barrow was born about 1820, in England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Robert Barrow and Nancy. She married Nathan Walker Schofield on 1 November 1841, in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. In 1851, at the age of 31, her occupation is listed as gingerbread baker in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She died on 28 October 1883, in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Walker Schofield
1817–1860
Elizabeth Barrow
1820–1883
Marriage: 1 November 1841
Mary Ann Barrow Schofield
1838–1890
Joshua Schofield
1846–1852
George William Schofield
1848–1861
Francis Schofield
1842–1905
Elizabeth Ann Schofield
1843–1885
John Henry Schofield
1849–1849

Spouse and Children

    Nathan Walker Schofield

    Male1817–1860Male

    Female1820–1883Female

MARRIAGE
1 November 1841
Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(6)

    Mary Ann Barrow Schofield

    Female1838–1890Female

    Francis Schofield

    Male1842–1905Male

    Elizabeth Ann Schofield

    Female1843–1885Female

    Joshua Schofield

    Male1846–1852Male

    George William Schofield

    Male1848–1861Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Barrow

    Male–1841Male

    Nancy

    Female1787–1863Female

siblings

(3)

    Female1820–1883Female

    John Barrow

    Male1825–Male

    Mary Barrow

    Female1838–Female

World Events (6)

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 1

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.
1823

Age 3

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1843

Age 23

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English bearo, bearu ‘grove’ (dative bear(o)we, bearuwe), for example in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Gloucestershire, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Shropshire, Suffolk, and Somerset, or a topographic name with the same meaning. 2. topographic name for someone who lived by an ancient burial mound, Middle English berwe, barwe, or a habitational name from a place named with this word (Old English beorg, dative beorge), of which there is one near Leicester and another in Somerset. 3. habitational name from Barrow in Furness, Cumbria, which is named with an unattested Celtic word, barr, here meaning ‘promontory’, + Old Norse ey ‘island’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Scofield, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Elizabeth Schofield in household of Mary Ann Barber, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Elizabeth Barrow, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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