Elizabeth Perry

21 March 1830–
Southwark, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Perry was born on 21 March 1830, in Southwark, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Perry, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Connorton, was 30. She lived in Walthamstow, Essex, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Lewisham, London, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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John Perry
Elizabeth Connorton
John Connorton Perry
Thomas Perry
Joseph Perry
Elizabeth Perry
Sarah Perry
Henry Perry
Benjamin Perry
Katherine Perry
George Perry

Parents and Siblings



    John Connorton Perry


    Thomas Perry


    Joseph Perry



    Sarah Perry


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World Events (8)

1831 · Old London Bridge Opens

Age 1

"The popular childhood rhyme ""London Bridge is Falling Down"" refers to the infamous overpass above the Thames River. By the 19th century the bridge had started to fall apart."

Age 13

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1868 · Abolition of Public Hangings at Newgate

Age 38

On May 26, 1868 the Capital Punishment Act was put into action. This made it so that public hangings no longer existed at Newgate in London.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Herry ‘son of Herry’, a variant of Harry ( see Harris ).2 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a pear tree, Middle English per(r)ie (Old English pyrige, a derivative of pere ‘pear’). This surname and a number of variants have been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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

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  • Elizabeth Perry in household of Henry Perry, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Elizabeth Perry in household of John Perry, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Elizabeth Perry in household of John Perry, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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