Elizabeth Cutcliffe

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Cutcliffe was born on 26 November 1795, her father, Nicholas Cutcliffe, was 31 and her mother, Alice Gubb, was 31. She married John Ley on 10 September 1820, in Combe Martin, Devon, England, United Kingdom. She died on 11 April 1884, at the age of 88.

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John Ley
Elizabeth Cutcliffe
Marriage: 10 September 1820

Sources (2)

  • Marriage Record
  • Elizabeth Cutliffe, "England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887"

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1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.


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


Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from a lost place, probably in the manor of Cove in Tiverton.

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

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