Elizabeth Murton

England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Murton was born in 1850, in England, United Kingdom, her father, John Hughes Murton, was 40 and her mother, Belinda Ash, was 23. She lived in Faversham, Kent, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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John Hughes Murton
Belinda Ash
William Ash Murton
Elizabeth Murton
Belinda Murton
Jane Murton
Hughes Murton

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 4

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 30

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

Age 34

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from any of various places, in Cumbria, County Durham, North Yorkshire, and elsewhere, all named in Old English as ‘settlement or enclosure at the marsh or moor’, from mōr ‘marsh’, ‘fen’, ‘moor’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Murton in household of John K Murton, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Elizabeth Murton in household of John H Murton, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Elizabeth Murton in household of John Hughes Murton, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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