Mary Ann Dorothy Elsey


Brief Life History of Mary Ann Dorothy

When Mary Ann Dorothy Elsey was born in 1843, in Dereham, Norfolk, England, her father, George William Elsey, was 21 and her mother, Martha Miles, was 22. She married Charles Lanham on 26 December 1867, in Dereham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Dereham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Charles Lanham
Mary Ann Dorothy Elsey
Marriage: 26 December 1867
Caroline Laura Elsie Lanham

Sources (6)

  • Mary A Elsey in household of George Elsey, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Anne Dorothy Elsey, "England, Norfolk, Parish Registers (County Record Office), 1510-1997"
  • Mary Ann Elsey in household of Martha Elsey, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1867Dereham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    1854 · The Crimean War

    Age 11

    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.

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 37

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

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Alfsi, Elsi, Old (English Ælfsige, from ælf ‘elf’ + sige ‘victory’).

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

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