Elizabeth Stanbridge

about 1865–
Tilsworth, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Stanbridge was born about 1865, in Tilsworth, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Stanbridge, was 28 and her mother, Mary Ann Ayriss, was 28. She married John Meakins on 9 May 1882, in Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Edlesborough, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

John Meakins
1859–
Elizabeth Stanbridge
1865–
Marriage: 9 May 1882
Florence Alice Meakin
1882–1954
Edith Meakins
1887–
Olive Jane Meakins
1892–
Laura Meakins
1894–
Violet Meakins
1896–
Clifford Meakins
1898–
Sidney Horace Meakins
1884–1970
Edgar Thomas Meakins
1888–1972
Kate Meakins
1902–
Robert Ashley Meakins
1903–1990
Frank Meakins
1906–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 May 1882
Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(11)

    Florence Alice Meakin

    Female1882–1954Female

    Sidney Horace Meakins

    Male1884–1970Male

    Edith Meakins

    Female1887–Female

    Edgar Thomas Meakins

    Male1888–1972Male

    Olive Jane Meakins

    Female1892–Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 15

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 19

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 39

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Stan-breig, from stan, a stone, and bricg, a bridge, meaning a stone bridge, or a paved way

Sources (3)

  • Lizzie Stanbridge in household of James Stanbridge, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Lizzie Meakins in household of John Meakins, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Elizabeth Stanbridge, "England, Bedfordshire Parish Registers, 1538-1983"

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