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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William Selwood
John Selwood
William Selwood
Mary Selwood
George Selwood
Elizabeth Selwood
Joane Selwood
Jane Selwood
Bartholomew Selwood

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.


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


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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