Eleanor Newby

17 December 1740–
Chester-le-Street, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Eleanor

When Eleanor Newby was christened on 17 December 1740, in Chester-le-Street, Durham, England, United Kingdom, her father, Simon Newby, was 26 and her mother, Mrs Simon Newby, was 23. She married John Shotton on 25 June 1765, in Chester le Street, Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

John Shotton
1741–
Eleanor Newby
1740–
Marriage: 25 June 1765
Simon Shotton
1770–
Christopher Shotton
1772–
Anne Shotton
1773–
John Shotton
1777–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 June 1765
Chester le Street, Durham, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Simon Newby

    Male1714–Male

    Mrs Simon Newby

    Female1717–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places in northern England named with the Middle English elements newe ‘new’ + by ‘farm’, ‘settlement’ (of Old Norse origin).

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

Sources (3)

  • Eleanor Newby, "England, Durham Diocese, Marriage Bonds & Allegations, 1692-1900"
  • Eleanor Newby, "England, Durham Diocese, Marriage Bonds & Allegations, 1692-1900"
  • Ellin in entry for Mary Shotton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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