Christopher Ellis

1855–
Ilkley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Christopher

When Christopher Ellis was born in 1855, in Ilkley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Ellis, was 36 and his mother, Ann, was 35. He lived in Addingham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Keighley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Ellis
1819–1903
Ann
1820–
John Ellis
1846–
James Ellis
1848–
Margaret Ellis
1849–1935
Mary Ellis
1851–
Sarah Ann Ellis
1853–
Christopher Ellis
1855–
William Ellis
1857–
Thomas Ellis
1858–1929
Ann Ellis
1859–

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

  • Male1846–Male

  • James Ellis

    Male1848–Male

  • Female1849–1935Female

  • Female1851–Female

  • Sarah Ann Ellis

    Female1853–Female

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World Events (8)

1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 8

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1884

Age 29

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 53

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: from the medieval personal name Elis, a vernacular form of Elijah ( see Elias ). In Wales this surname absorbed forms derived from the Welsh personal name Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly’, ‘benevolent’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Christopher Ellis in household of Thomas Ellis, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Christopher Ellis in household of Thomas Ellis, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Christopher Ellis in household of Thomas Ellis, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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