Ellen Moss

Female1849–June 1909

Brief Life History of Ellen

When Ellen Moss was born in 1849, in Tarleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Moss, was 30 and her mother, Eliza Spencer, was 27. She married William Pedder on 5 June 1870, in Saint John, Pemberton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Little Bolton All Saints, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. She died in June 1909, in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 60, and was buried in Heaton Cemetery, Bolton, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Pedder
Ellen Moss
Marriage: 5 June 1870
Elizabeth Alice Pedder
Eliza Pedder
Margaret Pedder
Amelia Pedder

Sources (26)

  • Ellen Pedder in household of William Pedder, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Ellen Moss, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ellen Moss, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 June 1870Saint John, Pemberton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (7)

    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

    Age 1

    When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.

    1854 · The Crimean War

    Age 5

    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

    Age 29

    The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English mos ‘moss, bog’ (Old English mos), for someone who lived at a boggy place, or a habitational name from one or other of the many places so called, such as Moss (Yorkshire), Mose in Quatford (Shropshire), and Moze (Essex).

    English: variant of Moyse .

    Irish (Ulster): adoption of the English name 1 by translation for Ó Maolmóna or Ó Maolmhóna ‘descendant of Maolmóna’, a personal name based on maol ‘servant, tonsured one, i.e. devotee’ + a second element assumed to be móin (genitive móna) ‘moorland, peat bog’, in local English ‘moss’.

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

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