Frances Chester

June 1872–
Brigg, Lincolnshire, England

The Life of Frances

When Frances Chester was born in June 1872, in Brigg, Lincolnshire, England, her father, Thomas Chester, was 34 and her mother, Priscilla Taylor, was 38. She married James William Trowell on 16 March 1890, in Sculcoates, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Sculcoates, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Sculcoates All Saints, Yorkshire East Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Family Time Line

James William Trowell
1867–1938
Frances Chester
1872–
Marriage: 16 March 1890
John Trowell
1891–
Harry Trowell
1893–
Charlotte Ellen Trowell
1897–
Eliza Ellen Trowell
1898–
Nelly Trowell
1900–
Ebert Trowell
1906–
Wilfred Trowell
1908–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 March 1890
Sculcoates, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 8

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 12

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 36

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Chester, the county seat of Cheshire, or from any of various smaller places named with this word (as for example Little Chester in Derbyshire or Chester le Street in County Durham), which is from Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frances Trowell in household of Priscilla Chester, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Francis Chester in household of Thomas Chester, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Frances Chester, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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