Sarah Eleanor Sheldrake


Brief Life History of Sarah Eleanor

When Sarah Eleanor Sheldrake was born in 1873, in West Hartlepool, Durham, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Sheldrake, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Hedley, was 28. She married John Christopher Witty on 2 June 1900, in Paul, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Stranton, Durham, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died in 1943, in West Hartlepool, Durham, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 70.

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John Christopher Witty
Sarah Eleanor Sheldrake
Marriage: 2 June 1900
John Christopher Witty
Stanley Walter Witty
Muriel Constance Witty
Doris Witty

Sources (11)

  • Sarah E Sheldrake in household of John Sheldrake, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Sarah Eleanor Sheldrake, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Sarah Eleanora Sheldrake, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 June 1900Paul, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 7

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


    Age 11

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 31

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Sheldrick .

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

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