Ellen Peel

Female9 August 1778–2 June 1867

Brief Life History of Ellen

When Ellen Peel was born on 9 August 1778, in Kildwick, Yorkshire, England, her father, Robert Peel, was 22 and her mother, Jane Wheelhouse, was 25. She married Henry Throup on 15 April 1800, in Kildwick, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Bradleys Both, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Yorkshire West Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 2 June 1867, in Kildwick, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 88, and was buried in Kildwick, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Henry Throup
Ellen Peel
Marriage: 15 April 1800
Jane Throup
William Throup
Elizabeth Throup
Robert Throup

Sources (22)

  • Ellen Throup in household of Henry Throup, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Ellen Throup in household of Roger Currer, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Eleanor in entry for Robert Throup, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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  • Marriage
    15 April 1800Kildwick, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

    Age 9

    The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

    1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

    Age 11

    "Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."


    Age 37

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

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly northern): topographic name for someone who lived or worked at a small castle, a wooden fort, or a house defended by a palisade (Middle English and Old French pel, piel ‘stake, pallisade’), or a habitational name from a place so named.

    English (mainly northern): variant of Pell .

    English (mainly northern): nickname from Middle English and Old French pel ‘stake’, perhaps for a tall, thin person.

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

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