Elizabeth Stanbridge

Femaleabout 1865–

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Stanbridge was born about 1865, in Tilsworth, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Stanbridge, was 29 and her mother, Mary Ann Ayriss, was 29. 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
Elizabeth Stanbridge
about 1865–
Marriage: 9 May 1882
Florence Alice Meakin
Edith Meakins
about 1887–
Laura Meakins
about 1894–
Sidney Horace Meakins
Edgar Thomas Meakins
Olive Jane Meakins
Violet Meakins
Clifford Archie Meakins
Kate Meakins
Robert Ashley Meakins
Frank Meakins

Sources (8)

  • Lizzie Stanbridge in household of James Stanbridge, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Stanbridge - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Elizabeth Stanbridge
  • Elizabeth Stanbridge, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 May 1882Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (11)

    +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.


    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

    English: topographic name from Middle English ston ‘stone’ (Old English stān) + brigge ‘bridge’ (Old English brycg). The surname may also be a habitational name from any of various places so called, including Stanbridge (Bedfordshire, Hampshire), Stanbridge Grange in Slaugham (Sussex), Great and Little Stambridge (Essex), and Stone Bridge in Shalford (Surrey).

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

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