Elizabeth Mayor

Longton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Mayor was born in 1842, in Longton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Mayor, was 31 and her mother, Mary Rowcroft, was 33. She married Richard Sutton on 7 August 1883, in Penwortham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Richard Sutton
Elizabeth Mayor
Marriage: 7 August 1883

Spouse and Children

7 August 1883
Penwortham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 0

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.

Age 1

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 36

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Name Meaning

1 English (Lancashire): variant spelling of Mayer 1.2 Spanish and Jewish (Sephardic): nickname for an older man or a distinguishing epithet for the elder of two bearers of the same personal name, from Spanish mayor ‘older’ (Latin maior (natus), literally ‘greater (by birth)’).3 Spanish and Jewish (Sephardic): occupational or status name, from major ‘governor’, ‘chief’.

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

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  • Elizabeth Mayor in household of Mary Mayor, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Elizabeth Mayor in household of Mary Mayor, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Elizabeth Mayor in household of James Mayor, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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