Thomas Flitton

30 June 1793–1841 (Age 47)
Ashwell, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Flitton was born on 30 June 1793, in Ashwell, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Flitton, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Bailey, was 29. He married Ellen Pitty on 27 October 1814, in Ashwell, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1841, at the age of 48.

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Thomas Flitton
Ellen Pitty
Marriage: 27 October 1814
Allen Flitton
Ellen Flitton
George Flitton
James Flitton

Spouse and Children

27 October 1814
Ashwell, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom


    Allen Flitton


    Ellen Flitton



    James Flitton


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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 8

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 15

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 22

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Bedfordshire called Flitton. The meaning of the place name, recorded in Domesday Book (1086) as Flictham, is unexplained.

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

Sources (2)

  • Thomas Flitton, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Thomas Flitton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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