Seth Selby

24 March 1805–16 April 1873 (Age 68)
Easton Maudit, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Seth

When Seth Selby was born on 24 March 1805, in Easton Maudit, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Selby, was 33 and his mother, Dorothy Fox, was 27. He married Eleanor Knipe on 23 October 1828, in Holborn Division, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Clerkenwell St James, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and St James, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died on 16 April 1873, in Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 68.

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Seth Selby
1805–1873
Eleanor Knipe
1804–1869
Marriage: 23 October 1828
Edward Silby
1834–1873

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 October 1828
Holborn Division, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
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World Events (6)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 3

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 10

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

Age 18

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire, so named from Old Norse selja ‘willow’ + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’. The surname is now very common in Nottinghamshire.2 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Seth Silby, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Seth Silby, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Leith Silby, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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