Elizabeth Mead

Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Mead was born in 1859, in Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Mead, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Watts, was 28.

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William Mead
Sarah Watts
Lesse Mead
Fred Mead
Elizabeth Mead
Arthur Mead
Susannah Mead

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 21

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

Age 25

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

Age 45

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:1. topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow, from Middle English mede ‘meadow’ (Old English mǣd). 2. metonymic occupational name for a brewer or seller of mead (Old English meodu), an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting honey.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Mead in household of William Mead, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Elizabeth Mead in household of William Mead, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Mead - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Elizabeth Mead

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