Elizabeth Selwood

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Selwood was born in 1730, in England, United Kingdom, her father, William Selwood, was 31 and her mother, Joannah, was 28.

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Family Time Line

William Selwood
1700–
Joannah
1703–
John Selwood
1722–
William Selwood
1724–
Mary Selwood
1726–
George Selwood
1729–
Elizabeth Selwood
1730–
Joane Selwood
1732–
Jane Selwood
1734–
Bartholomew Selwood
1737–

Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Selwood, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth Selwood, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: locative name from Selwood in Somerset, close to the border with Wilts, or from Selwood (Forest), from which the village was named. The forest lies in Somerset, Wilts, and Dorset.

2 English: reduced form of Silverwood .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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