Thomas Elliott

10 August 1798–23 November 1845 (Age 47)
Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Elliott was born on 10 August 1798, in Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Simion Elliott, was 21 and his mother, Alice Mansley, was 26. He married Margaret Catterall on 25 December 1822, in Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 23 November 1845, in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 47, and was buried in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Elliott
Margaret Catterall
Marriage: 25 December 1822
George Elliott
Richard Elliott
Simeon Elliott
Mary Elizabeth Elliott
Thomas Elliott

Spouse and Children

25 December 1822
Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 3

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.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 10

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 17

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

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English personal name, Elyat, Elyt. This represents at least two Old English personal names which have fallen together: the male name Aðelgēat (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + Gēat, a tribal name; see Jocelyn ), and the female personal name Aðelgȳð (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + gȳð ‘battle’). The Middle English name seems also to have absorbed various other personal names of Old English or Continental Germanic origin, as for example Old English Ælfweald ( see Ellwood ).2 English: from a pet form of Ellis .3 Scottish: Anglicized form of the originally distinct Gaelic surname Elloch, Eloth, a topographic name from Gaelic eileach ‘dam’, ‘mound’, ‘bank’. Compare Eliot .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Elliot in household of Simon Elliot, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Thomas Elliott in entry for Simeon Elliott, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Thomas Ellott in entry for Elizabeth Ellott, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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