Ella Elizabeth Wagstaff

9 July 1892–1977 (Age 84)
Northill, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ella Elizabeth

When Ella Elizabeth Wagstaff was born on 9 July 1892, in Northill, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Ernest George Wagstaff, was 25 and her mother, Fanny Darnell, was 22. She married Frederick John Humphries in 1918, in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1939. She died in 1977, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 85, and was buried in Northill, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Frederick John Humphries
Ella Elizabeth Wagstaff
Marriage: 1918

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1918Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale
    Age 12
    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.
    Age 16
    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
    Age 26
    WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

    Name Meaning

    English (chiefly Midlands and Yorkshire):1. occupational nickname for an official who carried a staff of office, from Middle English wag(gen) ‘to brandish or shake’ + staff ‘staff’, ‘rod’. 2. obscene nickname for a medieval ‘flasher’, one who brandished his ‘staff’ publicly.

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

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    Sources (3)

    • Ella K Wagstaff in household of Ernest G Wagstaff, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
    • Wagstaff, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
    • Ella E Wagstaff, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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