Elizabeth Medway

Dorchester, Dorset, England

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Medway was christened in 1743, in Dorchester, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. She married Richard Rose on 28 August 1763, in Dorchester, Dorset, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Richard Rose
Elizabeth Medway
Marriage: 28 August 1763
John Rose
Ann Rose
Richard Rose

Spouse and Children

28 August 1763
Dorchester, Dorset, England


    John Rose




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Name Meaning

Maed, meed, meadow, trunk of a tree ; waeg, a wave. Meadow-wave ; a river

Sources (3)

  • Elizth Rose in entry for John Rose, "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936"
  • Elizth Medway, "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936"
  • Elizabeth Medway, "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936"

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