George Mellor Lee

21 August 1840–24 October 1891 (Age 51)
Pinxton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Mellor Lee was born on 21 August 1840, in Pinxton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Mathew Lee, was 30 and his mother, Hannah Mary Mellor, was 28. He married Hannah Wardle on 30 June 1861, in Pinxton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom for about 40 years. He died on 24 October 1891, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

George Mellor Lee
Hannah Wardle
Marriage: 30 June 1861
Mary Ann Lee
George Mellor Lee
Rosanna Lee
Matthew Mellor Lee
Emma Mellor Lee
Eliza Mellor Lee
Mark Mellor Lee
Hannah Maria Mellor Lee
Martha Mellor Lee

Spouse and Children


    Hannah Wardle


30 June 1861
Pinxton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom


    Mary Ann Lee


    Rosanna Lee


    Matthew Mellor Lee


    Emma Mellor Lee


    Eliza Mellor Lee


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (4)


Age 3

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 14

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 40

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Lancashire, West Yorkshire, and Derbyshire, earlier recorded as Melver, and named from ancient British words that are ancestors of Welsh moel ‘bare’ + bre ‘hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Lee in household of Matthew Lee, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • George M Lee, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Geo Meller Lee, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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