Elizabeth Barrow

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

The Life Summary 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. She lived in Halifax St James, Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. 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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Nathan Walker Schofield
Elizabeth Barrow
Marriage: 1 November 1841
Mary Ann Barrow Schofield
Joshua Schofield
George William Schofield
Francis Schofield
Elizabeth Ann Schofield
John Henry Schofield

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1841Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    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.
    Age 3
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    Age 23
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English:habitational name from any of numerous places called with Old English bearo, bearu ‘grove’ (dative bear(o)we, bearuwe) or Old English beorg, dative beorge (Middle English berwe, barwe) ‘mound, tumulus’, for example in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Gloucestershire, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Shropshire, Suffolk, and Somerset, or a topographic name with the same meaning.habitational name from Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, 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.

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    Sources (21)

    • Elizabeth Scofield, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Elizabeth Schofield in household of Mary Ann Barber, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • Elizabeth in entry for Francis Scholefield, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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