Seth Selby

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

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 October 1828Holborn Division, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    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

    English (Nottinghamshire) and Scottish: habitational name from Selby (Yorkshire). The placename may derive from Old English sele ‘willow copse’, sometimes alternating with salh ‘willow’, + Old Norse ‘farmstead, village’.Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish surname.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Shelby

    Sources (8)

    • Seth Silby, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • Seth Silby, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Seth Silby, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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