Ellen Lightfoot

26 February 1844–1925 (Age 80)
Robert Town, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ellen

When Ellen Lightfoot was born on 26 February 1844, in Robert Town, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Shipley Lightfoot, was 37 and her mother, Martha, was 34. She married Samuel Lodge on 20 April 1882, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Burley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died in 1925, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Lodge
Ellen Lightfoot
Marriage: 20 April 1882
John William Lodge

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 April 1882Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 10
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened
    Age 19
    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.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 36
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly northern England, especially Cheshire): nickname for a messenger or for a fast runner, from Middle English lyght ‘light, nimble, quick’ (Old English līoht) + fote ‘foot’.

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

    Sources (7)

    • Ellen Lightfoot, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Ellen Lightfoot in household of John Lightfoot, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Ellen Lightfoot in household of John S Lightfoot, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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