Martha Ellen Britton

1843–
Eccleshill, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Martha Ellen

Martha Ellen Britton was born in 1843, in Eccleshill, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Samuel Holdsworth.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Holdsworth
1843–
Martha Ellen Britton
1843–
Fanny Holdsworth
1869–
Sarah Ann Holdsworth
1877–
Mary Holdsworth
1878–
William Holdsworth
1884–
Herbert Holdsworth
1884–

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

World Events (8)

1843

Age 0

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 20

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.
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: variant spelling of Brittain .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha E Holdsworth in household of Samuel Holdsworth, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Martha E Holdsworth in household of Samuel Holdsworth, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Martha E Holdsworth in household of Samuel Holdsworth, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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