Eleanor Wilmot Sitwell

30 January 1867–
Smalley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Eleanor Wilmot

When Eleanor Wilmot Sitwell was born on 30 January 1867, in Smalley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Reverend Degge Wilmot Sitwell, was 28 and her mother, Rosamond Shuttleworth Holden, was 25. She married Henry Edward Donald in August 1893, in Smalley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Leamington Hastings, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 1901.

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Henry Edward Donald
Eleanor Wilmot Sitwell
Marriage: August 1893
Rosamond Maud Ruth Donald
Colin D Donald

Spouse and Children

August 1893
Smalley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)


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Age 17

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

Age 37

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

English: of uncertain origin. It appears to be a habitational name from an unidentified place with a second element from Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’, but on the other hand early forms are found without prepositions. It may be a phrasal nickname.

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

Sources (3)

  • Eleanor W Donald in household of Harry E Donald, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Eleanor W Sitwell in household of Degge Wilmot Sitwell, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Eleana Sitwell in household of Degge W Sitwell, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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