Thomas William Crellin

8 December 1875–23 July 1953

The Life of Thomas William

When Thomas William Crellin was christened on 8 December 1875, in Arlecdon, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Crellin, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Kennaugh, was 25. He married Elizabeth Jane Brocklebank on 9 August 1908, in Arlecdon, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom. He died on 23 July 1953, in Whitehaven, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 77.

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Thomas William Crellin
Elizabeth Jane Brocklebank
Marriage: 9 August 1908

Spouse and Children

9 August 1908
Arlecdon, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Crellin


    Elizabeth Jane Kennaugh




    Edward John Crellin


    Sarah Elizabeth Crellin



    Robert Crellin


    Ada Quayle Crellin


World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

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.

Name Meaning

Manx: from a metathesized form of Crennall, which is an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Raghnaill ‘son of Raghnall’, a personal name from Old Norse Rǫgvaldr meaning ‘ruler of the gods’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Thos W Crellen in household of Edward Crellen, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Thomas W Crellin in household of Edward Crellin, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Thomas William Crellin, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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