Elsie May Drury

Horkstow, Lincolnshire, England

The Life of Elsie May

When Elsie May Drury was born in 1894, in Horkstow, Lincolnshire, England, her father, James Ellerby Drury, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Rebecca Welch, was 26. She lived in Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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James Ellerby Drury
Sarah Rebecca Welch
Eliza Amelia Drury
Mary Ann Drury
Elsie May Drury
John Thomas Drury
Winifred Drury

Parents and Siblings

    James Ellerby Drury


    Sarah Rebecca Welch




World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 10

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 14

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1928 · Women Grated Right to Vote

Age 34

Women in England over the age of 21 were granted the right to vote on May 7, 1928.

Name Meaning

1 English (Norman) and French: nickname from Old French druerie ‘love’, ‘friendship’, a derivative of dru ‘lover’, ‘friend’ ( see Drew 3). In Middle English the word also had the concrete meanings ‘love affair’, ‘love token’, ‘sweetheart’.2 English (Norman) and French: from a Germanic personal name composed of Old High German triuwa ‘truth’, ‘trust’ + rīc ‘power(ful)’.3 Irish (County Roscommon): English name adopted by bearers of Gaelic Mac an Druaidh ‘son of the druid’. Compare Drew 6.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elsie Drury in household of James Drury, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Elsie May Drury, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elsie May Drury, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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