Elizabeth Brocklebank

Female5 July 1829–

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Brocklebank was born on 5 July 1829, in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Brocklebank, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Drabble, was 27. She married James Byrom Bamford on 21 June 1855, in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Todmorden, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Stansfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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James Byrom Bamford
Elizabeth Brocklebank
Marriage: 21 June 1855

Sources (13)

  • Elizabeth Bamford, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Elizabeth Brocklebank, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth Brocklebank, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 June 1855Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

    Age 13

    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.

    1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

    Age 34

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Brocklebank in Westward (Cumberland), named from Old English brok-hol ‘badger's sett’ + bank(e) ‘bank’. The surname had presumably migrated to Suffolk and Essex by the 16th century. In northern England it may have been confused with Brockbank .

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

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