Elizabeth Cookson

about 1806–
Woodplumpton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Cookson was born about 1806, in Woodplumpton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Thomas Cookson and ?. She had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Leonard Billington.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Billington
1789–1849
Elizabeth Cookson
1806–
Jane Billington
1825–
John W. Billington
1827–
Edward Billington
1831–
Mary Billington
1833–
Elizabeth Billington
1836–
Ann Billington
1839–
James Billington
1841–

Spouse and Children

children

(7)

    Jane Billington

    Female1825–Female

    John W. Billington

    Male1827–Male

    Edward Billington

    Male1831–Male

    Mary Billington

    Female1833–Female

    Elizabeth Billington

    Female1836–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Cookson

    MaleMale

    ?

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1815

Age 9

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 19

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 36

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire): patronymic from Cook .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Cookson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth Billington in entry for James Billington, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Betty in entry for John Billington, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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