Eliza Morton

16 September 1835–November 1893 (Age 58)
Honley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Eliza

Eliza Morton was born on 16 September 1835, in Honley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of John Morton. She married Edward William Walker on 4 November 1858, in Almondbury, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Honley with Brockholes, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years. She died in November 1893, in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Edward William Walker
Eliza Morton
Marriage: 4 November 1858
Hannah Walker
Thomas Walker
William Walker
Harry Walker
Frank Walker

Spouse and Children

    Edward William Walker



4 November 1858
Almondbury, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


    Hannah Walker


    Thomas Walker


    William Walker


    Harry Walker


    Frank Walker


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (5)


Age 8

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 19

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.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 28

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.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the many places called Mor(e)ton, named in Old English as ‘settlement (tūn) by or on a marsh or moor (mōr)’.2 Swedish: variant of Martin .3 French: contracted form of Moreton 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza Walker in household of Edward W Walker, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Eliza Walker in household of William Walker, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Eliza Morton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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