Eliza Bailey

12 January 1811–about 1880 (Age 69)
Bosden, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Bailey was born on 12 January 1811, in Bosden, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Bailey, was 31 and her mother, Mary Bailey, was 29. She died about 1880, in Hazel Grove, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 69.

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William Bailey
Mary Bailey
Mary Bailey
James Bailey
Eliza Bailey
William Henry Bailey
Charlotte Bailey

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World Events (6)


Age 4

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

Age 12

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Age 19

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English:1. status name for a steward or official, Middle English bail(l)i (Old French baillis, from Late Latin baiulivus, an adjectival derivative of baiulus ‘attendant’, ‘carrier’ ‘porter’). 2. topographic name for someone who lived by the outer wall of a castle, Middle English bail(l)y, baile ‘outer courtyard of a castle’, from Old French bail(le) ‘enclosure’, a derivative of bailer ‘to enclose’, a word of unknown origin. This term became a place name in its own right, denoting a district beside a fortification or wall, as in the case of the Old Bailey in London, which formed part of the early medieval outer wall of the city. 3. habitational name from Bailey in Lancashire, named with Old English beg ‘berry’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. 4. Anglicized form of French Bailly .

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

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  • Eliza Bailey Christening Image born 12 Jan 1811
  • Eliza Bailey, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • Eliza Bailey, "England, Cheshire Non-conformist Records, 1671-1900"

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