Ellen Woodfield

1886–22 April 1952 (Age 66)
Bosham, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Woodfield was born in 1886, in Bosham, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Stephen James Woodfield, was 27 and her mother, Ellen Woodfield, was 36. She married Charles Alfred Groundsell on 8 June 1907, in Bosham, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Chichester, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Chidham, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died on 22 April 1952, in Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Charles Alfred Groundsell
Ellen Woodfield
Marriage: 8 June 1907
Frances Groundsell
Ada Louisa Groundsell

Spouse and Children

8 June 1907
Bosham, Sussex, England, United Kingdom



    Ada Louisa Groundsell


Parents and Siblings

    Stephen James Woodfield


    Ellen Woodfield





    Fanny Bessie Woodfield


World Events (6)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 18

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.

Age 22

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 35

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a stretch of open country by a wood, or (as a later formation) someone who lived near a field by a wood, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu) + feld ‘open country’, later with the modern meaning ‘field’.2 Scottish: habitational name from Woodfield, a place near Annan in Dumfriesshire. A certain Roger Wodyfelde is recorded as holding land in Dumfries in 1365 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen Woodfield in household of Stephen Woodfield, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Ellen Woodfield in household of Harriet Maria Elliott, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Ellen Groundsell in household of Charles Alfred Groundsell, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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