Philipia Clifton

Calstock, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Philipia

When Philipia Clifton was born in 1861, in Calstock, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Clifton, was 23 and her mother, Mary Ann Tregaskis, was 23. She lived in Rosedale, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Henry Clifton
Mary Ann Tregaskis
Philipia Clifton
Eliza Clifton
Henry Clifton
Florence Mary Clifton
Martha Clifton

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World Events (8)

1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 2

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

Age 23

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 47

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of numerous places named Clifton, from Old English clif ‘slope’ ( see Cliff ) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Phillipa Clifton in household of Henry Clifton, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Philipia Clifton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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