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
Frances Chester
Marriage: 16 March 1890
John Trowell
Harry Trowell
Charlotte Ellen Trowell
Eliza Ellen Trowell
Nelly Trowell
Ebert Trowell
Wilfred Trowell

Spouse and Children

16 March 1890
Sculcoates, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+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.

Age 12

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

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.

Possible Related Names

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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