Eliza Elliott


Brief Life History of Eliza

When Eliza Elliott was born in 1831, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Elliott, was 52 and her mother, Ann Cutts, was 46. She married Thomas Fox on 1 November 1854, in Saint Mary the Virgin, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Saint Mary the Virgin, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Thomas Fox
Eliza Elliott
Marriage: 1 November 1854
Mary Fox
Thomas Fox
John Fox
Eliza Ann Fox
Sarah Fox
James Fox

Sources (9)

  • Eliza Fox, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Eliza Fox, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Thomas Fox and Eliza Elliott in the Nottinghamshire Marriages Index 1528-1929 | findmypast.com

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1854Saint Mary the Virgin, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (17)

    +12 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 2

    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.


    Age 12

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 49

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

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English, Old French personal name Eliot, a pet form of the Old Testament name Elijah, rendered in Greek as Ēlias and in Old French as Élie + the diminutive suffix -ot; compare Ellis . The name Aylett may in some cases also have been confused with or absorbed into Elliott.

    Scottish: late variant of Elwood .

    Scottish (of Breton origin): perhaps, as some members of the Elliott clan believe, a Scottish variant of the Breton surname Elleouet, a habitational name from one of the hamlets named Allegot in Finistère.

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

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