Elizabeth Alice Bolton

14 July 1852–July 1907 (Age 54)
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth Alice

When Elizabeth Alice Bolton was born on 14 July 1852, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Bolton, was 21 and her mother, Mary Ann Hindle, was 24. She married William Topping in June 1878, in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Preston, Lancashire, England in 1871 and Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. She died in July 1907, in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

William Topping
Elizabeth Alice Bolton
Marriage: June 1878
Betsy Bolton
George Topping
Peter Bolton Topping
Isabella Topping
John Topping
Mary Ann Topping
Ellen Topping

Spouse and Children

June 1878
Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


    Betsy Bolton



    Peter Bolton Topping


    Isabella Topping


    John Topping


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Bolton





+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 2

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.
1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 7

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 26

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in northern England named Bolton, especially the one in Lancashire, from Old English boðl ‘dwelling’, ‘house’ ( see Bold 2) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Alice Topping in household of William Topping, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Elizabeth Topping in household of William Topping, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Elizabeth Bolton in household of John Bolton, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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