Eliza Knighton

December 1863–
Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Knighton was born in December 1863, in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Peter Knighton, was 34 and her mother, Ann Clifton, was 34. She lived in Newthorpe, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

Peter Knighton
1829–1906
Ann Clifton
1829–1868
Mary Ann Knighton
1855–
Eliza Knighton
1863–

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 17

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 21

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 41

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English cnihta, genitive plural of cniht ‘servant’, ‘retainer’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Eliza Knighton in household of Peter Knighton, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Eliza Knighton - Published information: birth-name: Eliza Knighton

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