Elizabeth Ann Dence

about 1843–
Faversham, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Dence was born about 1843, in Faversham, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Dents (Dence), was 35 and her mother, Harriet Woolley, was 44. She married Edward Ransley on 15 October 1865, in Ivychurch, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Acol, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. She was buried in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Edward Ransley
1838–1909
Elizabeth Ann Dence
1843–
Marriage: 15 October 1865
Albert Edward Ransley
1860–1943
William Thomas Ransley
1870–
Elizabeth Harriet Ransley
1872–
George Fredrick Ransley
1874–1969
Gertrude Agnes Ransley
1878–
Albert Edward Ransley
1881–1978

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 October 1865
Ivychurch, Kent, England, United Kingdom
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1843

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: ethnic name for someone from Denmark, from Middle English den(s)ch ‘Danish’ (Old English denisc). There were many Danes in England in the Middle Ages, not only the long-established settlers in the Danelaw region, but also more recent immigrants.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth A Ransley in household of Edward Ransley, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Elizabeth A Ransley in household of Edward Ransley, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Ann E Dence in household of Thomas Dence, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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