Elizabeth Winter

2 October 1855–
Rockwell Green, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Winter was born on 2 October 1855, in Rockwell Green, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Winter, was 54 and her mother, Mary Mullen, was 43. She married John Twose on 29 November 1875, in Wellington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Wortley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Wellington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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John Twose
Elizabeth Winter
Marriage: 29 November 1875
Edith Twose
William Twose
Florence Elizabeth Twose
Charles Twose
Daisy Twose
Beatrice Twose
Archibald William TWOSE
Thomas Twose
Ada Twose

Spouse and Children

29 November 1875
Wellington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom


    Edith Twose


    William Twose


    Florence Elizabeth Twose




+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 8

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

Age 29

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 53

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English, German, Danish, and Swedish: nickname or byname for someone of a frosty or gloomy temperament, from Middle English, Middle High German, Danish, Swedish winter (Old English winter, Old High German wintar, Old Norse vetr). The Swedish name can be ornamental.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Winter ‘winter’, either an ornamental name or one of the group of names denoting the seasons, which were distributed at random by government officials. Compare Summer , Fruhling , and Herbst .3 Irish: Anglicized form (part translation) of Gaelic Mac Giolla-Gheimhridh ‘son of the lad of winter’, from geimhreadh ‘winter’. This name is also Anglicized McAlivery.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Twose in household of John Twose, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Eliza Mary Winter in household of William Winter, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Eliza Mary Winter in household of William Winter, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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