Elizabeth Greasley

Female13 January 1799–

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Greasley was christened on 13 January 1799, in Stapleford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Greasley, was 26 and her mother, Ann, was 22. She married Bingley Watson on 17 May 1818, in Stapleford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Bingley Watson
Elizabeth Greasley
Marriage: 17 May 1818
William Redfern Watson

Sources (6)

  • Elizabeth Greasley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth Greasley, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Elizabeth in entry for William Bedfern Watson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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  • Marriage
    17 May 1818Stapleford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (1)

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    1801 · The Act of Union

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    Name Meaning

    1 English: locative name, usually from Greasley (Notts) but possibly also from Gresley (Derbys). Some of the following early bearers may alternatively belong under (2), particularly the Lancs examples.

    2 Norman, English: nickname, either from Old French greslet ‘marked as by hail’, i.e. pitted or pock-marked, or Old French greslet, gresli, grailet ‘thin, slim’. In early forms, the nickname has sometimes been confused with the place-name in (1). Compare Le Gresley in Jersey and Greslé, Grêlé in France.

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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